O'Reilly logo

Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Cirillo's The Pomodoro Technique®

Francesco Cirillo developed what he calls The Pomodoro Technique®. In this technique, you are asked to stay focused for just 25 minutes on a specific task. There is a timer that you can buy that will let you know when the 25 minutes is up but of course you could also just set your smartphone or clock to let you know when 25 minutes has passed.

When the time is up and you stop, you are advised to Put a checkmark to indicate the point on a paper you stopped at. This will help you go right back to where you left off if you were reading, writing, or editing something. Next, a key third part of the technique is that you are then advised to take a five minute break and do something that will recharge your batteries. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required