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Eat the frog!

Eat the frog!

What is your first thought when you see such a subject? Is it about gastronomic passions or maybe perverse tortures? Fortunately, neither of them are related to the topic. Essentially, it’s about time management and productivity, and the Frog Rule can help you stop procrastinating on important things. Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning.” Think of the frog as the worst, most unsavory task…

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Pomodoro time management technique

Pomodoro time management technique

Correct planning and time management have always been the key point for achieving a goal or completing a task. In this post, we will talk about one of the known time management techniques called “Pomodoro” invented by Francesco Cirillo, an Italian student who had performance issues because of poor time management skills. Cirillo named the system “Pomodoro” after the tomato-shaped timer he used to track his work. The methodology is simple: when faced with any large task or series of…

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Improve your time management with speed reading

Improve your time management with speed reading

When did we last work on improving our reading skills? Let’s be honest – probably when we were first graders. But… The average person reads somewhere in the range of 150-250 words per minute. What is your reading speed? Anyway, this is not our maximum. John F. Kennedy was said to read 1,200 words per minute.  There are three main reading habits that slow down our reading: Fixation (reading word by word); Regression (re-reading); Subvocalization (voice/words that sound in our head)….

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