Time blocking 101: A step-by-step guide to mastering your daily schedule - Deepstash

Here's how you can use time blocking to make the most of the time you have each day.

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Time blocking 101: A step-by-step guide to mastering your daily schedule

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This might sound like you're turning your calendar into a chaotic mess. However, it can actually have the opposite effect. When you fill your calendar with the tasks and things you want to d...

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The human brain needs guardrails at work. Otherwise, we fall into what's known as Parkinson's Law:

"Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion"

By scheduling eve...

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As Deep Work author Cal Newport

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  • It takes a lot of time and effort. Scheduling each minute of your day means... scheduling every minute of your day. It's a much more labor-intensive system than just writing out the 4 o...

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Potential issues aside, time-blocking is still a powerful time management strategy . Especially when you see it as a framework for thinkin...

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The first question you need to answer is: Why do you want to use time blocking?

Is it because you want more time for focused wor...

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What's your morning routine ? How will you disconnect from work...

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Again, how Brad blocked out his time was based on his priority of spending time with his family. As Brad told us :

"Bef...

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  • Place buffers in between tasks. We all have what's called "Attention residue" after completing a task that can take anywhere from 10-15 minutes to get over. If you assume you can switch...

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Want to see some real-world examples of schedules designed for focus? Check out our guide to setting up a work scheduled designed for susta...

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Time blocking is all about focus. To stay on task during each block, I like to use a simple Pomodoro timer (Right now I use

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