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Using an Egg-Timer To Increase Productivity

Egg timerProcrastination can sneak up on us when we least expect it. Certainly, we’ve all been in situations where we’ve raced against the clock to finish tasks, only to find we could have done a more thorough and complete job with more successful outcomes if we had planned and prioritized better.

But never fear there are simple yet powerful tools you can use to overcome procrastinating habits and make them a thing of the past. For any given task, using these strategies can make all the difference in achieving the real business outcomes for which you have worked so hard.

1. Set a budget for the task. You can think about this in terms of a time budget as you would for budget money items you would purchase. For time budgets, list out your tasks with the budgeted or approximate amount of time you think it will take to complete it. This places the task in perspective and may prompt you to prioritize your time differently. Read More