If you've ever found yourself overwhelmed with the myriad of projects, to-do lists, errands and assignments that add up over time, you understand how paralyzing it can be to make a dent in the growing pile. Rest assured that there is a way to handle it. Using a plain old egg timer does wonders to keep you on task. Multitasking is over-rated. Tackling too many tasks at once statistically has proven to make you less productive in the end.
K.I.S.S. - Keep It Short & Simple. Make a short list of items needing your attention. Put 20 - 30-minutes on the egg timer and go at it. Using this method helps you maintain concerted and focused energy where it should be without interruption. Before you know it, your ability to stay focused on the project at hand will lead to small successes and equate to a very productive day.