Tips to stay productive while working from home

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Covid-19 has led many companies to suggest that employees work from home. For many, remote working is a new reality and that people need to get used to.

Whether it’s done by intention or by requirement, working from home has its advantages, like avoiding your daily commute. But it also means it’s up to you to encourage yourself and get as much out of your time as you would in an office setting.

 

Tips to stay productive

 

To help you, here are some of the tips on how to stay focused and productive while you work from home

  • Make yourself an office, or work “station” area

 This will be the place where you do your work. Taking your laptop and plopping down on the couch in front of the television will present many enticements. Thus, invest in a good work desk, chair, and computer so that you can work effectively. 

  • Create a to-do list for the tasks you need to accomplish every day

Having a checklist of the things you need to get done will encourage you to visualize your improvement. It will also provide motivation.

  • Minimize distractions

Social media provokes you to keep on checking the feed. Closing the non-work tabs is the best option to ignore distraction. If you keep Facebook open on your computer, you will undoubtedly keep flipping back to it to check for new posts.

To get more tips click on the below links:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2020/03/14/9-tips-to-be-productive-when-working-at-home-during-covid-19/

https://time.com/5801725/work-from-home-remote-tips/

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/productivity-tips-working-from-home

Read this article to know how to operate your business from home during COVID-19:

https://www.bankrate.com/insurance/homeowners-insurance/home-business-tips-coronavirus/

 

What can help you?

 

If you are wondering, how do you manage to stay productive? There are different mobile apps available, which can help you to improve your productivity level while working from home. Here is a list of best productivity apps for the year 2020:

  • Spotify/Coffitivity

While working from home there are disturbances because of ambient noise. These applications have the category of music, which allows you to play motivational or calming music. It enables you to concentrate extra.

  • Todoist

Task management application can be used to create tasks tied to specific delivery times with reminders.

  • Keynote

Keynote is Apple’s version of PowerPoint and has wonderful templates that can take any idea, briefing or update presentation and make it look remarkable. Keynote is available for free on all Mac and iOS devices.

Get an idea about more innovative application to make your WFH productive with reference to this link-

https://www.governing.com/now/Working-from-Home-Part-II-10-Apps-to-Keep-You-Productive.html

 

We, at OpenGrowth, are constantly looking for trending startups in the ecosystem. What keeps you motivated and focused while working from home? Do let us know in the comment section below.

 

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