Working From Home - Tips to be Successful & Productive
You may need to change some of your habits & routines to make working from home a success
Create a Dedicated Workspace
Allocate a space for work, with a desk, table or workstation, a comfortable chair and adequate storage & filing systems is essential for a successful working environment.
Maintain Regular Hours
Set a schedule and stick to it...most of the time. Having clear guidelines for when to work and when to call it a day helps many remote workers maintain work-life balance.
While working from home has its benefits, you may also feel more isolated. Schedule video calls and pick up the phone instead of emailing.
Making time for breaks is important to help manage feelings of stress – try to take lunch and regular screen breaks. Give yourself time to concentrate on something else so you feel more focused when you return.
End Your Day with a
Just as you should start your day with a routine, create a habit that signals the close of the workday. It might be an evening dog walk, or a 6 p.m. yoga class. Whatever you choose, do it consistently to mark the end of working hour.