We frequently look for ways to become better. One part of that approach is steady (daily) forward progress. However, this approach can be exhausting and even lead to burnout. Therefore, we need to be aware of our professional development pace and avoid allowing it to drag us down.
The Pomodoro technique is a well-known approach to setting a pace through our day. This creates periods of focused work and then rest. The specifics of the focus and rest periods vary from person to person. Some people do better with longer periods of focus, while others need more regular breaks. This timing of focus and rest shows in many educational situations, including conferences. We typically limit educational presentations (focused learning) to an hour.Taking Advantage of A Rest Period