It’s fifteen minutes to your lunch break – far too short a time to do that overwhelming task which you routinely pick up every morning and then put down again.
You could do something to get that task started…
What about making a list of all the relevent sub-tasks that will result in the finished product?
Yes! You decide to try that approach and ten minutes later off you go to lunch feeling better about the task and yourself.
Why? Because you have accomplished something, you have made the list of sub-tasks and are no longer fearful of the main task.
This is called the Swiss Cheese method because by using small amounts of time you are making holes in the larger task. It is a commonly used time management technique