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how do you guys keep your productivity?

Uvindu Harshana
A Student. Developer. Designer
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Can you guys share your approach to keeping your productivity consistent?

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Miles Watson • Edited
  1. Pomodoro timer - work for 25 minutes, then a break for 5 minutes
  2. A todo list app - write down the tasks you want to get done that day BEFORE starting
  3. Take regular leisure breaks to keep your mind clear
  4. Try and remove distractions as much as possible during the working periods.
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Uvindu Harshana Author

Thank you for sharing. But How do you keep repeating it?

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Gautham Vijayan

For example,

Make a list of all the features you want to add to your app and complete it atleast one everyday and test it.

By doing this you will not loose motivation and will be keen to solve the next one.

This is what I do..

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Uvindu Harshana Author

hmm. nice idea. Thank you

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Jesse Calton

I love me some Pomodoro timer. I set a modest goal to do 6 increments of 25 minutes each per day, about 5 days a week while I was between jobs. Oftentimes I would hit more than 6, but I think of those as "extra credit."

The best benefit is that you can look back on all the things you've worked on and see that your time was well spent. Seeing that I've maintained consistency, even though I may not be as far along in my learning path as I had initially thought I'd be, keeps me motivated.

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Danny Pule • Edited

45 minute pomodoro sessions usually with 10 to 15 minute breaks.
The 45 minute sessions are pure work sessions. If I have to do anything non-work related I temporarily pause the timer.

A good app for this on Android is Google's clock app which has a 360 visual timer. I keep it visible throughout the session.

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Uvindu Harshana Author

Thank you. Much Love ❤️❤️

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Dominik Brüchler

I occasionally (2-3 times per week) have short meetings with a friend of mine who works on his own private projects like I do.

We give a brief overview what we did so far and what we want to do next, where there are problems or other things we need to sort out. So basically like a real daily standup.

This way we keep each other motivated and also stay on track with our own tasks and goals.

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Uvindu Harshana Author

That's great. I find inspiration when talking with friends too. Thanks for sharing.

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Fonta22

With a cup of coffee 😂