Tip 56: Learn a technique to stop multitasking

In this learning tip, I'd like to introduce you to a very simple technique which can help you to avoid multitasking and to make your learning efforts much more effective. Apart from using it for learning, you can also use it to get more things (better) done in your job: It's called the 'Pomodoro technique'.

The name 'Pomodoro technique' is based on the fact that its inventor '…' used a timer in the shape of a tomato to execute a unique and easy way to stay focussed on one task at a time - in this case on your learning target. This is how I recommend you to do it:

  • Set yourself a learning target that you would like to reach, e.g. '