The Time Timer is a simple, easy-to-use timer that allows you to focus on your work and creativity. In this video, I explain who uses it and why you should consider adding it to your desk.
Recommended book: Sprint
This is the book where I first found out about the Time Timer being used in the business world. It is beautifully designed (set in Adobe Caslon) with fun colors and excellent paper. I recommend the hardcover on Amazon.
My Favorite Time Timer: The MOD
The original time timer has a very simple design which can sometimes allow the disk to get stuck. That problem was solved in the “mod” line of timers.
I like this version because it’s simple, clean, and is the right size for personal or mid-sized groups.
The 120 minute edition
Jake Knapp wrote another great book called Make Time where he designed his own 120 minute version of the Time Timer. I love the color blue. If you like to work for longer stretches, get this one.
The 8-inch classic is where it all began. Great for groups of 10-15 people, it can easily be read from anywhere in the room. I recommend saving the box if you intend to store or transport it.
The BIG classic
Here’s a 12-inch version of the original that is really nice for classrooms of 25+ students or team members. It’s no-nonsense and very big and bold to read. I recommend saving the box if you intend to store or transport it.
The original desk edition
While I really prefer the MOD version for desk usage, I started my Time Timer journey with the 3-inch version. I like it because the plastic stand makes it easy to throw in a backpack without it getting damaged.
Amazon: Buy the 3-inch Desk version
More available at Time Timers website
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