What the Pomodoro technique is and why my cat cares

November 25, 2008

Do you want to increase the effectiveness of your working process?

Do you want to fight your tendency to procrastinate?

Do you want time to be your friend, not your enemy?

We are humans, not machines. We can not work non-stop, we need maintainable pace.

Did you hear about the Pomodoro technique before?

This is how my cat helped me capture the essence of Pomodoro on camera:

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Staffan Nöteberg blogs, among other things, about the Pomodoro technique in a smart and cool way. He makes it easy to understand the mechanisms behind it.

Check out his Pomodoro Technique in 5 minutes, you may find it valuable. I recommend it!


Active facilitator

September 14, 2008

The verb “to facilitate” comes from Latin. It means to make something easier, but also to preside over a meeting or a conference etc.

A person who facilitates a group is a Facilitator. What does such a person do? A Facilitator helps and enables.

LittleMissLisa understands that a Facilitator should: 

  •  SERVE as an example for the group – be the first to show respect for others, nice behaviour and positive attitude. 

 

  • CULTIVATE a safe environment for the group members where none feels put down, or is afraid or discouraged to speak.

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