How To Be More Productive In A Home Office
Working from home can be far more productive than you can imagine! It can help your team find more motivation and feel like they have a better work/life balance than ever before. Plus, they won’t have to commute every day especially with the risk of this pandemic.
Of course, it isn’t for everyone. There are those who feel like there are far too many distractions at home. Some also feel like they can only get into “work mode” if they are in an office environment. If you are or if you know people who are like this, then you’ve come to the right place!
Work from home, save our planet!
With the way this pandemic has decimated the number of people commuting because they can now work from home, it is estimated that carbon emissions worldwide have been reduced by 7%! The daily carbon emissions due to commuting have also been reduced.
A 2011 study has also revealed that those who worked from home were 25% less stressed compared to those who worked on-site. Imagine the time and money you can save by eliminating transportation and having to go to the office in your daily life. Hence, this is why some people feel like they now have a better work-life balance.
Customize your workspace
They say that your environment influences the way you act. Hence if your environment is more geared towards productivity, you can expect yourself to be more productive as well. You can do that by following these tips:
Stay Organized - plan where everything should go in your office. IF you have unused shelves, then even better as you can tidy up your items there. Remember to keep everything neat and organized to keep yourself from spending too much time trying to find where your stuff is.
Set Boundaries - Make sure that everyone in your household knows that space is for you and your work only! You can never tell when kids might drop by and wreak havoc on your items. Hence, remember to tell everyone to not meddle with anything in your workspace.
Clean up - remember to clean your workspace every once in a while. Working in a clean and organized environment is better as it gives you peace of mind.
Hence, here are some of the reasons why working from home is great for staff and how you and your team can also stay productive even while working from home. We hope that this has been useful for you and your team!
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