Step 3: Perform The Tasks

In this step, we are performing the work based on the tasks we have identified in Step 1 and the schedule in Step 2.

Initially you may need to get use to Sprinting. After awile, it will come naturally. You will find that you are pushing yourself to finish the tasks rather that taking your time.

If you cannot finish, don't worry, add another time box to finish it.

Then adjust your schedule accordingly. Your estimation will improve with practice.

You worked within the timed boxes, so you finish faster, take a break or continue with next task

The tasks you schedule are as follows, I have added 1 additional sprint as an example.

Each Sprint is 20 minutes and you FOCUS and DO AS MUCH AS FAST as you can.

Sprint 1: Research the concept and keyword

5 Minute Break (Take a break, don't think about the work, do something to relax)

Sprint 2: Identify the main points of the article and write breakdown the sections

5 Minute Break

Sprint 3: Find images and resources (references, quotes etc...)

Sprint 4; Write article

5 Minute Break

Sprint 5: Write article

>>>>>> Add another Sprint for Write Article (If you cannot finish your article)

Sptint 6: Format article

5 Minute Break

Sprint 7: Edit article

5 Minute Break

Sprint 8: Review article

Sprint 9: Publish article

Total: 205 minutes or 3 hours 42 minutes. + additional 20 minutes additional sprint



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RLStocker Premium
Stanley,
Thanks for a great article. When I worked for a software development company, when used Sprints and Agile for our development. It never even occurred to me to use it in my personal and professional life. It was always something to only be used in software development.

Thanks for opening my eyes.

Robert
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Stanleycmng Premium Plus
Robert, I am a certified Agile Scrum Project Management trainer and consultant. Now that I am building my online business. I am contextualizing the principles and simplifying it for the online entrepreneur and small business. If any of this interest you, just ping me.
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olieben Premium
Stanleycmng
A Wise and practical approach that maximizes time effort and focus



thanks
chris
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Stanleycmng Premium Plus
Thanks, Chris. Also a way to push ourselves.
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Alinman04 Premium
This is so helpful not only for self-accountability, but also to keep from getting burnt out and/or making mistakes. I think it's also beneficial for the editing process. Thanks for this tip!
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Stanleycmng Premium Plus
Aliece, you can use the methodology in many ways. The key factor is “time boxing.” 20 minutes is best because our brain’s attention span is 18 minutes, therefore the sprint is design based on what our attention span is. This is scientific and it is used by the creators of Ted Talk to make every speech 18 minutes in length.
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Alinman04 Premium
Oh, wow! That's so amazing. (As an aside, I'm always amazed at the patience, diligence, and dedication there is to conduct studies of any nature.)
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CStauber Premium
This will be very challenging for me. I will try it. Thanks Stanley.

Have a blessed week
Charlotte
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Alinman04 Premium
I think if you're like me, and filled with lots of ideas at once, you probably would do well with bullets and jotting down your ideas. It also helps to ensure your thoughts are fully developed. You can do it! :-)
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CStauber Premium
Thank you for your help. I wouldn't have thought of that myself. That's why I love WA. Everyone wants to help each other succeed.

Have a blessed week
Charlotte

PS I have now followed you.
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Alinman04 Premium
Anytime. Tag, you're it! :-)
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Stanleycmng Premium Plus
You got some great suggestions provided by @Alinman04, Thanks @Alinman04. A checklist is a tool that is useful to keep you focused and on track.
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Alinman04 Premium
Absolutely!
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olieben Premium
I personally read some news as a precursor to ideas,

If i find something that not necessary prompts me but inspires me in another aspect i will start writing.

To me letting my ideas flow without multitasking for example or temporary distraction or interruption, research, photos etc...is the way to add value and character to my particular style

After writing i will go back at the draft and make pointers, specific significant paragraphs and or highlights,
add :
references
photos
videos

To best support these thoughts,
luckily for me i am in china
so getting my very own photo's are not a problem

This works for me scaling things down to specifics before i start to write kills my flair

Chris
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Subi2 Premium
Now I am PMO certified..:)
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Stanleycmng Premium Plus
Yes, you are! in knowledge... now you need to put it in action.
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olieben Premium
congratulations on that achievement
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