I have to say, we’re pretty damn lucky to be living in a time where we can work remotely from the comfort of our home.
We have an amazing office in St. Pete FL where our main staff works, but amidst the news this week, we went fully remote for the time being.
The great thing is, we’re still 100% operational, and not missing a beat.
Have you found yourself working remotely for the first time?
Here are our top tips for making the most of it:
1. Get Prepped Like Normal
While there may be a temptation to roll out of bed and right into work, you’ll feel much more productive and it will be much easier to get into your “work mode” if you get up at your normal time (or earlier!).
Take a shower, get dressed, and do your normal morning routine even if you’re just going to be sitting at the kitchen table all day long.
Sliding out of bed 5 minutes before work and eating frosted flakes over your work laptop while you say “good morning” on slack is just going to lead to low productivity and make you feel drained all day long.
2. Make A Space For Work
Having an area where you go, even if it’s just a corner of a room or a particular spot at the kitchen table, just to “work”, helps get your brain set in “work mode”.
Attempt to limit your home distractions while you’re in your work context – ie, if you’re in your work mode spot, don’t turn on the tv in the background.
After a day or two, you’ll…