There are a number of factors that affect the quality of output when working from home. The main culprit is of course, procrastination. In a home environment, distractions manifest in household pets, children, or the simple temptation of strolling to the fridge in your pyjamas for last night’s lasagne.
Here are my top three tips for maintaining your productivity even in a home office setting:
- Stay accountable
The ‘lonetrepreneur’ can feel distanced from company achievements or setbacks. Ensure that your successes are celebrated, and your failures are accepted with full responsibility. Online collaboration tools can help to share your deadlines and ensure your tasks are made crystal clear to yourself and the entire team.
- Set boundaries at home
- Create a fun zone
Working from home is a convenient alternative for many, and by collaborating effectively, can prove to be an extremely rewarding, efficient, and productive option.
By Andrew Filev, CEO and founder of Wrike