The fridge is not your enemy
By Audrey Thomas, CSP, Organized Audrey
After dreaming about what it would be like to work from home, avoiding a stressful commute, you have now discovered that dream is a nightmare. We recently polled more than 1,000 people who are new to working from home. They listed distractions and loss of productivity as two of their biggest challenges. Their comments included:
First of all, recognize that the distractions you face today are not the same you faced in your office. You may now have kids, pets, and housework all vying for your attention.
ESTABLISH A NEW ROUTINE
The routine you once had is now gone. Keep these things in mind as you set about getting your work done in a new manner:
FIND FOCUS FOR YOUR JOB
Once you’ve got your early morning routine established, you’ll be in a better position to focus on your work. Here are 4 areas to pay attention to:
Whether you’re feeling stressed or not it’s important to take care of yourself. Be intentional in devoting 20-30 minutes a day with activities such as:
At the end of the day, it is not going to be what you found in your fridge that brings you the most comfort. It will be the time you were able to invest in others, including your family members, customers, and co-workers.
ABOUT THIS CONTENT:
AUDREY THOMAS, CSP
Audrey Thomas is a productivity expert and international speaker. These days she delivers virtual training for organizations and their at-home employees as well as those who have been furloughed, helping them adjust to being at home. Audrey’s favorite hobby is deleting emails.
For more information: 952-944-9470 or organizedaudrey.com.
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