Here's Why You Should Use A Timer To Help You Focus On Tasks
You have a lot to do. Yes, a lot. There's designing, sales, social media, financials, working on your next season and trying to find time for yourself. All together, your tasks may seem daunting and starting the most pressing project may seem like a chore.
To help you move forward, here are few quick tips:
First, decide what you want to do and add it to your calendar. Or, you can use Wunderlist to add a task to your to-do list and set the alarm function as a reminder. Once you know that you have that time carved out, it's easier to start working on a project. The next part is ridding yourself of distractions like incoming emails, texts or your curious mind that may wander with ideas and thoughts.
One trick to is to set a timer to help manage your productivity. This can be a timer on your phone, computer or through an app that you've downloaded. The time you schedule can be as short as 30 minutes or an hour, but half the challenge is getting it started and this way, you are committed and have an end time.
When you know that you have a short, but dedicated time blocked off, it becomes easier to concentrate and get that task accomplished. You can always take a break and come back after you are refreshed yourself, but the good thing is that you've made progress. Plus, it's always great to return to a project with a fresh set of eyes.
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