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Sociable Pomodoro Timer

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When you are using The Pomodoro Technique® there is always a bit of a choice to make about your timer. I started out with a proper mechanical Tomato timer, I tried a phone app for Pomodoro, and I tried just the standard clock app. The mechanical timer had a couple of benefits… one of the […]

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Pomodoro Mistakes and Objectives

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I love Pomodoro technique® – it’s like a personal version of Agile. Not only do I love it, but I have used it to great effect and shared with others how to use it. When I first started using it, I made a few Pomodoro mistakes and as they are sometimes the best way to […]

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Pomodoro Technique in 25 Minutes

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Here are the notes from my presentation “Pomodoro Technique in 25 Minutes”, from 22nd March 2012, which was delivered within the time limit, including questions. What Is Pomodoro? Developed by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980s A tool to manage time and more importantly to manage interruptions and keep focus How Does It Work? Choose a […]

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The Pomodoro Technique

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This week I have been using The Pomodoro Technique® for real, in a real work environment that typically has plenty of distractions. I thought I would share what I have learned from the experience. First of all, this is how I was doing it. I downloaded the free PomLife Lite app for Android, which is […]