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Everything you need to Know about Time Blocking - nTask

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What is Time Blocking?

  • Time blocking is a time management technique.
  • This type of time tracking requires that you divide your day into defined slots or chunks of time. 
  • Each block of time is dedicated to completing a specif...

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  • This method of time management is designed for focus. 
  • You are effectively guarding against distraction.
  • A study conducted in 2010 by Harvard psychologists, found that people spend 4...

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There are certain variations of this time management method that are worth considering.

Some of the most common types include: day theming, task batching, and time boxing. Let’s go over ea...

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1. Day Theming

  • This type of time management is a great way for somebody who has multiple kinds of work to be done.
  • Day theming works by dedicating a day of the week to each responsibility a person has...

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2. Task Batching

  • Task batching is when you batch similar tasks together so you can do them all at once.
  • By focusing on like items together you can create a more con...

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3. Time Boxing

  • Time Boxing follows the idea of allocating a defined amount of time in advance to an activity
  •  And then complete the activity within the time frame you defined.
  • The “time box” that you define ensures that you work efficiently 
  • Because you only have a limited time to c...

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Benefits of Time Blocking

  • Encourages you to Reflect on your Priorities
  • Promotes Focused Deep Work
  • Combats Perfectionism and Procrastination
  • Discourages Multitasking
  • It helps you Follow Through on Your Goals
  • You Become Aware of how you Spend your Time
  • It Becomes Easier t...

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