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Productivity For Dummies by Ciara Conlon

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Chapter 11

Fur ther Productivity Techniques

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing the Pomodoro Technique

arrow Taking things a bit slower

arrow Keeping the chain going and developing new habits

arrow Working with Personal Kanbans

If you’re the lazy sort, then the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology (as described in Chapter 10) probably sounds like a whole lot of work. Are you looking for a simple technique that can assist you on your journey to greater efficiency and success? You could try the Pomodoro Technique or create your own Personal Kanban. This chapter talks you through both of these concepts, plus that classic piece of advice advocated by the hare and the tortoise – slow down to speed up.

tip As with any productivity system or technique, you need to commit to trying something out for a set period of time to get the benefits from using the system. Don’t try out more than one at a time. Introduce only one into your life, and stick with it before trying something new.

The Pomodoro Technique

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