The power of #WorkingFromHome. Top Tips, Tricks & Strategies (and more…)

Why Do People Work From Home?

Many people choose to work from their homes because they enjoy being able to spend more time with their families. Others find that working from home allows them to save money. Still others prefer to work from home because they feel that they can better balance their personal and professional lives when they do so.

The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home

While there are many benefits to working from home, there are also some drawbacks. One of the biggest disadvantages is that you will likely miss out on social interaction with other co-workers. You might also struggle to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

YOUR MORNING ROUTINE:

Morning routines are the secret sauce to getting the most out of your remote days. Paula Davis, author of “Beating Burnout At Work,” says

Other tips when working from home:

Create a schedule. …

  • Which can include the above ideas on your mornings.
  • This is key to maintaining boundaries for your work and mental health.
  • Do a virtual commute — take a walk and come back. Even dress like you are going into the office (as to be honest — you really are…)
  • This can be done with the help of technology.
  • A really simple one which can be enhanced by using things like Trello.
  • Unless they are helping you stay focused.
  • And these goals should be both personal and work focused.
  • Especially key if you are not being overly managed by someone. And also worth remembering to key these priorities back into your values. Which is what team engagement platform Your FLOCK helps you do.

Life work balance.

To maintain a healthy work-life balance, set an alarm to remind yourself when to end your workday. Remember having mobile access to work email and apps can also make shutting down a challenge. So… Turn your computer off and store it somewhere away from where you are so you’re not tempted to keep checking in. And disable notifications for work-related apps on your mobile phone at the end of the day.

References for the blog

https://www.benefitnews.com/news/morning-routines-are-the-secret-sauce-to-getting-the-most-out-of-your-remote-days

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