Are you struggling to get things done and looking for ways to improve your work from home productivity?
Many lives were thrown into chaos earlier this year when COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. with a vengeance. Schools closed, restaurants and gyms shut down, and suddenly a lot of people were working from a makeshift home office.
We all want to be more productive, in business and in life. And when you use some of the best productivity apps, you get to streamline business processes, get more work done, and collaborate with your team. Of course, when you’re more productive at work, this means you and your team can balance your work and life responsibilities a little easier. Win!
There are several benefits to working from home for both small business owners and their teams. Still, creating a new work routine can take some getting used to. That’s because we humans are creatures of habit and starting new ones — especially when the world seems a bit chaotic and upside-down — requires patience, practice, and a positive mindset.
To all you freelancers out there in your pajamas: I feel you.
While other professionals run around in suits and silk blouses from 8 to 5, we rock a sunup to sundown workday clad in sweats and an oversized T-shirt. Though dressing up to work from home may seem pointless, it’s not.
This post was originally published on February 10, 2019 and updated on March 23, 2020. As you transition to remote working, use these digital tools to stay focused and productive.
If you’re like many modern-day business owners and CEOs, you probably find yourself working from your home from time to time — maybe even from the garage like several famous startups. That means that you’ll likely need some tech tools to transform your workspace into a well-functioning digital home office — one that you can rely on to help you consistently get things done.
Keep reading to learn about seven essentials you need to get started.
Nowadays, working as a freelancer is trendy, as you can manage your workflow, time, and wages. Although freelancing seems to be a dream for most people, it might be hard to stay organized while working from home. Thus, you need to do your best to increase productivity.
If you’re still waging war on your cluttered office, don’t stop! I’m picking up where I left off from my previous post — Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 1) — to share more things you can do.
Today’s post shares some additional steps that you can take to get your office organized and functioning well. If you have already started to do what I outlined in Part One, you’re half way there and you can surely see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Ugh. I can’t find anything in here!
Oh no, where’s that file on ________?
There’s no place for me to put the new printer.
I’m in a rush. Let me look for the folder later.
Folders here, folders there, stacked up on the desk, credenza, and the floor as well. Piles of paperwork perched on pretty much every surface, knickknacks scattered here and there, endless post-it notes stuck to the walls, computer monitor, and pretty much anywhere else on which they can stick.
Get the picture? Sure, you do.