The Pomodoro Technique

The pomodoro technique is all about using bursts of focus, boosted by the removal of distractions to complete work in timed sessions. It is widely loved because you get regular breaks to make coffee.

The pomodoro technique is a proven and popular time management method, created by the clever Francesco Cirillo in the 1980’s, those were the days. It works because your mind stays fresh, like a daisy on a crisp sunny morning. This freshness is achieved through working in short, sharp bursts (called pomodoro sessions) and maintaining regular breaks, for coffee or a brisk walk.

focus booster is a digital pomodoro timer. Our desktop and live timers sync sessions to the web app. Never fill out a timesheet again. Visualize your progress through dashboards and export reports for timesheets and invoices. Time management has never been so simple...productivity is yours.

How to implement the pomodoro technique

Want to get down with the technique? This is how we do it;

  • Remove all distractions.
  • Choose a focus task.
  • Set the timer to 25 minutes.
  • Work on the task until the timer rings.
  • Take a 5 minute break.
  • Every 4 sessions take a longer break, perhaps 15 or 20 minutes.

Session and break length vary depending on individual working style and preference. We like the original 25 minutes of break with 5 minutes of work...if only, we really mean 25 minutes of work with 5 minutes break!

To be successful at the pomodoro technique you must focus completely on that task. No emails, social media, surfing the net, phone calls or even interruptions from unproductive colleagues!

The benefits of a digital timer

A digital pomodoro timer is convenient and simplifies the pomodoro technique.

Focus booster allows you to track your sessions and view reports on your productivity.

Focus booster is a digital pomodoro app. It is less intrusive than the physical timer, recommended by the guys at pomodoro technique, because who doesn't want a cute tomato timer? But we know having a digital app is a much more convenient way of making your day productive.

Focus booster offers visual and audio cues to help you develop a good relationship with time. It automatically allows you to track all the sessions you complete and gives you instant statistics on your productivity. Graph me!

Try it for yourself or perhaps you want to know more about focus boosters sexy features?

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