It's Focus Time!
The best concentration timer for smartphones and tablets
Stating the obvious, our decreasing ability to keep our attention on our tasks has become a widespread global problem. The following graph taken from Google Trends show the increasing global interest in the topic “how to focus”. The rapidly increasing … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article this week on how wearing headphones and playing music impact focus at work. I have heard numerous times the argument that playing music in the background actually improves focus. The article sheds … Continue reading
Historically, men never multi-tasked (women always had to). The seemingly perennial question of “single versus multi-tasking” is actually a quite recent phenomenon. Since this topic goes straight to the heart of the Pomodoro Technique, I’d like to attempt to make … Continue reading
Tony Schwartz, the author of Be Excellent at Anything posted an insightful article on Harvard Business Review’s blog on the virtues of “doing one thing at a time”. He restates the digital age’s problem as “constant multi-tasking” as opposed to working long hours, … Continue reading