Pomodoro Technique

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Pomodoro Technique by Mind Map: Pomodoro Technique

1. Context

1.1. time aspects

1.1.1. becoming

1.1.1.1. generates anxiety

1.1.1.2. properties

1.1.1.2.1. elusive

1.1.1.2.2. indefinite

1.1.1.2.3. infinite

1.1.1.3. «If we try to measure ourselves against the passage of time, we feel inadequate, oppressed, enslaved, defeated, more and more with every second that goes by»

1.1.2. succession of events

1.1.2.1. is less anxiety-ridden

1.1.2.2. «A concrete aspect of temporal order: we wake up, we take a shower, we have breakfast, we study, we have lunch, we have a nap, we play, we eat, and we go to bed»

1.1.2.3. «At times it may even represent the regular succession of activity, a calm-inducing rhythm»

1.2. goals

1.2.1. alleviate anxiety

1.2.2. improve concentration

1.2.2.1. cut on interruptions

1.2.3. bolster determination

1.2.3.1. on goals

1.2.3.2. dealing with complex problems

1.2.4. improve awareness of decisions

1.2.5. improve a process of estimation

1.2.5.1. quality

1.2.5.2. quantity

1.2.6. boost motivation

1.2.6.1. keep it constant

1.2.7. improve process

1.2.7.1. work

1.2.7.2. study

1.3. basic assumptions

1.3.1. different way of seeing time

1.3.1.1. alleviates anxiety

1.3.1.1.1. enhanced personal effectiveness

1.3.2. better use of mind

1.3.2.1. clarity of thought

1.3.2.2. higher consciousness

1.3.2.3. sharper focus

1.3.2.4. facilitate learning

1.3.3. unobtrusive tools

1.3.3.1. reduce complexity of applying the technique

1.3.3.2. favor continuity

1.3.3.3. allow to concentrate on the task at hand

2. Stages

2.1. planning

2.1.1. start of the day

2.1.2. decide on day's activity

2.2. tracking

2.2.1. throughout the day

2.2.2. gather data on effort expended

2.3. recording

2.3.1. end of the day

2.3.2. compile an archive of daily observation

2.4. processing

2.4.1. end of the day

2.4.2. transform raw data into information

2.5. visualising

2.5.1. end of the day

2.5.2. present information

2.5.2.1. facilitate understanding

2.5.2.2. clarify paths to improvement

3. Tools

3.1. kitchen timer

3.2. sheets

3.2.1. To Do Today

3.2.1.1. heading

3.2.1.1.1. place

3.2.1.1.2. date

3.2.1.1.3. author

3.2.1.2. list of tasks

3.2.1.2.1. to do during the day

3.2.1.2.2. in order of priority

3.2.1.3. Unplanned & Urgent Activities

3.2.1.3.1. unexpected tasks

3.2.2. Activity Inventory

3.2.2.1. heading

3.2.2.1.1. author's name

3.2.2.2. number of lines

3.2.2.2.1. activities are noted down as they come up

3.2.3. Records

3.2.3.1. set of raw data

3.2.3.1.1. for

3.2.3.1.2. fields

3.2.3.2. updated daily

3.2.3.2.1. end of the day

4. Objectives