Do you get easily distracted? Are you already thinking about doing something else?
The Internet is an amazing thing that allows you to get work done incredibly efficiently. Unfortunately, it is also extremely easy to get distracted when you are on-line, so it can ultimately hinder your productivity. Fortunately for us there are some tools that will help us stay focused and keep on task.
The Pomodoro Technique is a technique to help you fight distractions by using 25-minute bursts of productivity with short breaks in between. By breaking up your work into smaller intervals it is easier to stay focused on your work. The breaks help give your mind some rest and an opportunity to check what you need to in-between Pomodoros.
This timer helps you keep track of your “Pomodoros” and your breaks.
Many of us listen to music while working, and while it can make the workday much more enjoyable, it can also be a distraction. If you are paying attention to the song lyrics, skipping to another song, or creating playlists it can take a lot of work time out of your day.
For some people another distraction can be background noises that can break focus or concentration..
Fortunately, Brain.fm has a solution! It provides a continuous stream of ambient background music that is designed to increase focus, productivity and creativity.
Are you constantly tempted to check your Facebook or Twitter, click on the latest celebrity news or check to see the latest football scores? Zen Pen is a minimalist text editor that creates a distraction free writing zone for you. Maximize Zen Pen and it will cover your whole screen so that the only thing that you have in front of you is your writing.
When you are finished writing on Zen Pen you can save your document or copy and paste the text into your blog, email or word processing software.
When you have no time to waste, these three tools will help you get down to business, stay focused and remain distraction free.