What is a timebox and how to use it
Let’s continue our discussion of what’s wrong with human brain. So that we can do better. (Click!)
Not exactly a personal development tool, but… here goes.
- The idea is that when scheduling work, if the piece of work takes 15 minutes or less, don’t even schedule it. Just do it right away. (This reduces a lot of organizational wheel spinning and water treading.)
- Count every 15 minute interval when working on something – this helps increase focus. See “pomadoro technique”.
- You can take a break after good 15 minutes of work (also take a longer break after good 1 hour work work)