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Pomodoro Blitz Talk

Pomodoro Blitz Talk

Blitz Talk about Pomodoro Technique I gave at NSConference 2011.

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Robert Wijas

March 23, 2011
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Transcript

  1. PDD Pomodoro Driven Development.

  2. Francesco Cirillo The Pomodoro Technique® 80s/90s

  3. Time Time management technique.

  4. Enemies Procrastination Complex tasks Distractions Interruptions Perfectionism Have to vs.

    Want to
  5. Discipline Sorry, it’s all about it.

  6. Workflow No fancy tools required. Timer, sheet of paper and

    pencil.
  7. None
  8. Pick a task

  9. Focus For 25min.

  10. Break 5min, 25min every four pomodoro.

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  14. Simple rules

  15. Indivisible Once a pomodoro begins it has to ring.

  16. Too big? Break it down. Too small? Add it up.

    Task size
  17. In practice Dead trees way. Paper FTW.

  18. Twitterroro

  19. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0

  20. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project
  21. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline
  22. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline Post message
  23. UNPLANNED & URGENT (write bottom-up) 1 Authenticate user

  24. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline Post message
  25. UNPLANNED & URGENT (write bottom-up) 1 Authenticate user Fix nasty

    bug U
  26. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline Post message
  27. UNPLANNED & URGENT (write bottom-up) 1 Authenticate user Fix nasty

    bug U
  28. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline Post message
  29. TO DO TODAY NAME DATE Robert, Twitterroro 23.0 Setup Xcode

    Project Display user’s timeline Post message
  30. 2 interruptions 8 pomodoros

  31. Benefits

  32. Control Interruptions Know your enemy.

  33. Work context The distinction between free time and work time

    is clear thanks to ticking sound of my timer.
  34. Rhythm & Flow Nice way to achieve sustainable pace.

  35. Big & complex tasks vs. you

  36. Estimation There are no hours or days, just pomodoros.

  37. One more thing

  38. The next pomodoro will go better.

  39. None