While working from home may have been a dream for most, the sudden switch from an organized work environment to the comfort of your home has turned out to be another huge challenge. This shift has had most people learning to work from home, in a new way!
While working from home, each one of us faces distractions, less accountability, and less communication than when we’re working in the office. However, that shouldn’t be impacting your productivity. Simply following these tips can help you to get the most out of your remote work hours.
Dressing up prepares your mind to get into work mode so it is best that you get out of your PJ’s and give your productivity a boost by wearing your work clothes or any outfit that makes your feel active.
The best way to just start working is to designate a special part of the house as your workspace. This does not have to be a full room; it can just be a couch or a desk as well. Try not to do anything else on the designated space as this will help you stay organized and focused.
It is best that you keep your work hours the same every day and stick to this routine. Doing this will ensure consistent output and will also help you keep up with other colleagues and their availability.
We often forget that we don’t just communicate with words, we also communicate with our body language. When working online, you need to compensate everything else by constant discussions with your colleagues.
There is nothing like a quick break! While staying at home, there are infinite activities that you can perform. It can either be a 10-minute workout or can also be a little time off spent with your kids because it is a well-known fact that short breaks help you retain focus!
My final advice? Follow these short tips and keep yourself motivated through this difficult time!