Corona Chronicles: Working from home? Get 10 Tips for How To Deal | TIS Ep. 2

Corona Chronicles: Working from home? Get 10 Tips for How To Deal | TIS Ep. 2

Episode Summary:

The Covid-19 lockdown seems to have no end in sight, and everyone is doing their best to adjust. For many people who are lucky to still have a job, this means that working remotely is the new normal. It’s great to only have to commute to the living room – it’s sooo comfy – but is there a risk of not being productive enough? As veterans, and strong proponents, of the WFH life, Sharon and Lisa share tips on how to make working from home work for you.

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By The Numbers: 

1:58 – Why we (and most introverts) love to work from home. (Check out our episode on social distancing for more on this).

3:00 – Tips for how to successfully work from home.

6:41 – How Sharon organizes her day for maximum productivity and minimum burnout.

7:22 – The importance of scheduling in breaks.

8:34 – Productivity tools.

9:22 – Why you should put every task in your calendar.

11:07 – Prioritize self-care.

11:57 – Find a way to exercise.

15:42 – Set up a dedicated office space.

18:30 – Test your tech.

20:33 – If you’re going to be on camera, make yourself presentable.

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Working from home? Get 10 Tips for How To Deal – Quotes:

“Find (moments for yourself) in every day.”

“If you keep working all the time, you are going to burn out…and that blows a hole through your productivity.”

“Even though you’re home, dress up a little.”

“Get up. Take a shower. Brush your teeth. Use some nice lotion. This is not a time to just let everything go.”

“Use your work time for WORK. #selfdiscipline”

“Start small and humble, and build up.”

“Please wear pants.”

“When you’re working remotely, be over-communicative.”

“Do not train people to think that you’re available to them at any time of day. #boundaries”

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