To my amazing employer,
You’ve been a spectacular boss to work for!
The work environment is fantastic.
You patiently listen to my flimsy ideas. And my co-workers know that you really want us to grow and succeed.
You honk my hard work.
You send encouraging responses to my monthly work reports.
Well… rather, almost flattered. There’s one thing you’re to blind to see.
May I address the elephant in the room?
You see… I recently discovered an amazing technique called the “Pomodoro Technique”.
The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique uses…
Here’s how it works.
It starts by closing all distracting browser windows. Yes, those cursed places called Facebook and Twitter and YouTube and Medium that steal company time when your hawk eyes are looking the other way.
And we both know that this is where employees waste hours every. single. day.
I also turn my phone on vibrate mode. And close anything else that might distract me from doing REAL WORK.
Now that all distractions are removed I forget everything else but the work that you’ve assigned me to do and work for 25 minutes with no distractions.
My head is positioned.
My ears turned off.
My eyes focused.
And brain humming like the laptop you’re looking at.
At the end of the 25 minutes I take a 5 minute break. And then repeat the same process 3 entire times!
This process is what the productivity experts call the “Pomodora Techniques”.
And boy does it leapfrog what I can accomplish in a day!
What used to take me 2 or 3 days to do can now be done in one!
I think the “Pomodora Technique” is awesome. It allows me to accomplish more. The problem is there’s no compensation incentive to work harder.
The guy beside me might decide to waste time on his phone all day long. Messing with his screen now and then when you show up.
So why should I work any harder and earn the same amount as he does?
Do you understand what I’m saying?
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