They stick to time limits
To avoid spending too much time on one task, Costello recommends using a timer app like Timer on Fire to set time limits for each of your projects. “If you’re working on a project and you want to say ‘Okay, I’m only going to spend 20 minutes doing this,’ or ‘I’m going to spend 30 minutes at the end of the day picking up around the house,’ you set the timer, and it can either count up or count backwards,” she says. And with a large interface that takes up your entire phone screen, Costello says Timer on Fire is ideal for the visually-oriented. Here are other things successful people do at work.