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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

Plan. Manage. Sometimes you only have half an hour but sometimes you have two hours. It would be a waste of that two-hour break to treat it as 4 half-hour breaks. So for example, in a short break, go ...
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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

When a "Product Owner," the definition of "being productive" has changed significantly. This question suggest that you are still in the mindset of a technical developer. Productive ...
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Productivity system that doesn’t lead to overflow

Sounds like you are looking for some ideas to help prioritize your to-do task organization. Here are a few focused strategies that might just do the trick: Simplify: Only list 3-5 key tasks for the ...
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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

Documentation! I bet there are tasks or project-related items you work on that would be helpful to document in either a wiki (if your company has one), or at least in an electronic document that can ...
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Productivity system that doesn’t lead to overflow

A couple of ideas: you don't need to organise the whole to-do lists, just enough so you're doing valuable work today or this week (for example, you only need the next task on each project, maybe a ...
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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

So the question is - what are some productive activities in this position that do not require heavy focus and can be dropped and picked up easily, or split up to be short enough to not have to do so? ...
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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

Book time with yourself. If you see a two hour gap between meetings, fill most of it with a meeting (where you are the only attendee) - leave 15-20 minutes free. Unwind a little, write your notes up ...
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How to make productive use of short breaks between meetings?

The most productive thing to do in a short break between meetings is to have a break, relax, put your feet on the table, have a cup of coffee or tea or a cup of hot chocolate, and go to the second ...
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Productivity system that doesn’t lead to overflow

These are some things I might try out, just to give people a better idea of what kinds of things might provide a solution to someone like me. Actually, deleting en masse is not such a bad idea. The ...
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