8 Hacks for Maximizing Productivity

By Meena

Work for 25 minutes (one Pomodoro) and then take a 5-10 minute break. After four Pomodoros, take a longer break.

Pomodoro Technique:

Use calendar apps to manage your schedule and tasks. Choose apps with cloud sync, task management, and sharing features.

Calendar Apps:

Prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance. Divide tasks into four categories: do first, schedule for later, delegate, and delete.

Eisenhower Matrix:

Handle small tasks that take two minutes or less immediately. Avoid task backlogs and save time. Use a timer for multitasking and avoid task-switching.

2-Minute Rule:

Focus on the 20% of tasks that generate 80% of the results. Identify critical tasks and prioritize them.

80/20 Rule (Pareto Principle):

Group similar tasks together and complete them in a single sitting. Helps optimize time management and increase efficiency.


Delegating tasks can improve workflow and productivity. Assign tasks to others when appropriate and beneficial.


Saying "no" to unwanted invitations or tasks outside work is a powerful time management technique.

The Power of "No":

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