Wondering how to focus when you work from home? We rounded up some of our best tips, whether you’re stuck working at home during quarantine or you want to work from home ALL the time!
Which work style do you have? Which is best for your personality and career?
Couch, kitchen table, bedroom, balcony — where do you prefer to work at home? Even if you have a dedicated home office, you may be working in some unusual spaces, so let’s discuss the pros and cons of each!
I’ve got a TON of work from home tips — so I rounded up 30 tips on working from home, including how to focus, how to stop snacking, what to wear to work from home, and a few other random tips on remote work and personal hygiene!
Do you prefer to stay late at work — or work from home? How much of that is your preference versus office culture or other outside situation?
We’ve talked a lot about morning routines from a health and sanity perspective — but I don’t think we’ve ever talked about everyone’s morning office routines — particularly about whether people have built any good habits for the morning routine at work, or how they ensure productivity as soon as they get to the office. … Read More about Morning Office Routines – What Do You Do As Soon As You Get to the Office?
These are some of our best tips on how to work from home effectively…
We recently discussed taking breaks at work: how long we work between breaks, if or how long we leave our workspaces on our breaks, what we do during them, and so on. While we’ve had many posts about productivity, including how to keep track of work to-dos, how to focus on work when other things … Read More about Do You Schedule Breaks to Increase Your Productivity at Work?
These are some of our favorite ways to keep track of work to-dos!
Communicating at work often requires women to walk a very fine line to avoid being seen as “aggressive,” “bitchy,” “pushy,” and so on (for exhibiting the same behavior as a typical male employee, of course). The double standard was perfectly captured by Sarah Cooper in last year’s “9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women” (which you can … Read More about Learn How to Become a Better Communicator with These Books
What are some “best practices” you should follow when it’s time to quit? Reader T asks about how to give notice when you leave a job… We’ve discussed in the past about how to know if it is the right time to move on to a new job, how to interview while working, and how to transition files … Read More about How to Give Notice When You Leave a Job
What should you do when you’re stuck with a bad assistant, secretary or subordinate — and your assistant doesn’t assist? When is just time to switch assistants, or even fire the person? Reader K wonders: We are a small (12 people) conservative professional investment firm serving high net worth clients. I recently moved from front office … Read More about The Bad Assistant: When To Switch, When to Fire
How many devices do you have? Does having multiple devices boost your productivity — or just add to the feeling of being overwhelmed? Reader A has an interesting question: So I was wondering, how many pieces of technology do you and your readers have? I am increasingly getting overwhelmed by it all. I have a desktop both … Read More about Do Multiple Devices Boost Your Productivity — or Your Overwhelm?