From my experience writing about productivity, most people will abandon a tactic as soon as it makes their life more difficult. My experience with batching, however, leads me to question whether we need to rethink where we place our emphasis.

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An interesting, if brief, study into "batching". Requires discipline. I'd be interested in knowing if the author has continued using this method