Time Blocking: Work Smart to Avoid Office Distractions

I’m an advocate for time blocking: making appointments with yourself to work on a task. However, I’ve used the tactic mostly as a productivity (reactionary) tool. I like this video from Fast Company because it advocates for carving out non-reactionary windows of time for things “you want to make an impact in over the long-term.”

Work Smart: Avoid Office Distractions with Time Blocking

Time Blocking

I’ve used this method for awhile now, mostly around concrete projects. You’d be surprised at how adept one can get in estimating how long a project will take!

This video, however, opened some possibilities. I see windows of big-picture thinking in my future!

 

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