Today more than ever we are expected to multitask, multitask multitask. But its multitasking a good thing? the answer is …. sort of. The is a lot to get done and the only way to get it done is to do multiple things at once. However there are some core tasks which simple require us to buckle down, get in the “zone” and simply focus on that one task. The Pomodoro technique helps us do just that.

The Pomodoro technique is a productivity method that utilizes timers and breaks, emphasizing working in focused bursts. Marketing consultant Greg Head explains how to use the Pomodoro technique to train your brain to work in spurts for better concentration and better work output. For more information visit the official pomodoro site at