Tips To Being Productive When Working From Home
Working from home can seem like a dream, especially if you spend your hunched over a desk. But it does take a lot of discipline and self-control to work in a space meant for comfort.
Here are a few tips to help you get your home office as productive as your work desk:
Begin your day early
Early mornings help you kickstart your day, studies have shown that early risers experience better mental health, are more productive, wake up better after a night’s sleep and have more self-discipline than people who tend to sleep in.
Find the perfect workspace
Purchasing a work desk and comfortable chair is a good investment if you’re planning spend a lot of time working from home, it will be worth the money in efficiency and a piece of mind.
Make a To-Do-List
Create a to-do-list for the day and make it manageable. Insure that you get everything done for the day. Just take it step by step.
Put away your phone
We tend to procrastinate with our phones. Unless you are using your phone for business calls and messages, try putting it away as much as possible.
Stay in contact with your co-workers
It helps to stay in touch with your employees and co-workers.
Sometimes the best way to work from home is by leaving home. If it helps give yourself one-hour long assignments to get done and commit to doing it while you’re out.
Keep in mind that the point of working from home is still to be productive at the end of the day.