Benefits of App Awareness

Where does your time go? What are all the little things that pull you away from focusing? How can you nip distractions in the bud and get your work done sooner?

Steven Puri

Steven Puri

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Where does your time go?

What are all the little things that pull you away from focusing?

How can you nip distractions in the bud and get your work done sooner?

All of these answers rely on measuring how you spend your time - a really important principle, not just in productivity.  The process of refining any activity (from Olympic sports to landing on Mars) is based in measuring, analyzing and then acting on performance data as you iterate.

For this reason, we incorporated a system of app awareness into Centered (before you ask: yes, it's completely private to you and shared with absolutely no-one but you).

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When you enable App Awareness with the toggle above, you will get these data for each of your future sessions...allowing you to deeply understand where your time is going...allowing you to:

  • -reduce context-switching
  • -think twice about opening distracting apps as you go forward
  • -budget your time more accurately on future Task

Try it and tell us what you think!