How I Use the Pomodoro Technique to Get More Done


Pomodoro Technique…

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What is the Pomodoro Technique?

Set a timer for 25 minutes, and work. Then, take a break for 5 minutes. Then do it all over again. That, in a nutshell, is the Pomodoro Technique (PT).

I’m pretty into productivity tools, but when I first read about PT, I thought it sounded too simplistic. I didn’t understand the point of working for exactly 25 minutes. And why was the break necessary?

Later however, I was thinking about one of the most productive times in my life – when I was finishing my Professional Writing thesis. A tight deadline and deep feelings of investment contributed massively to this productivity, but I also set up my work a certain way. For the last few weeks before it was due, I worked on the thesis in 50 minute blocks, and then took a 10-minute break.

As I thought back on this, I realized my…

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