The Unusual Concentration Technique That Transformed How I Work

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Scott Tousley leads HubSpot's freemium user acquisition team. I'm also an advisor to various startups. If you'd like to chat, email me

We all want to manage our time.

But when I learned how to manage my energy, in addition to my time, my productivity skyrocketed.
I finally stopped forcing productivity (by chugging seven cups of coffee) and started using this natural technique developed by neuroscientists:

I work in 90 minute intervals, then rest for 30 minutes between each interval, while listening to music optimized to boost concentration and focus.

After adopting this groundbreaking technique, I could concentrate longer, avoid distractions, maintain higher energy throughout the day, and dramatically lower my stress.

Below is a visualization of this entire methodology:

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