As we continue to navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, many of us are settling into the new normal of working from home. As we continue to navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, many of us are settling into the new normal of working from home. Maintaining focus and productivity can be difficult when working remotely, so here are some tips to help.
Maintaining focus and productivity can be difficult when working remotely, so here are some tips to help.
Get the basics right
While it’s tempting to work from your bed, it’s important to have a designated workspace to help you stay focused.
Having a clean, calm and quiet workspace will help you shut out distractions and make it easier to switch off once the day is done.
If you’re working on a computer all day, set up your screen to eye-level and find an ergonomic chair to avoid any posture-related pain.
Make a plan
When you work from home, try not to let your regular routine fall by the wayside.
Maintaining a morning ritual can help to get you into the right frame of mind for your day, boost productivity and improve overall performance.
According to experts, structured days can help to reduce stress. So, plan your tasks, stay connected with your team and take regular breaks to keep a clear mind.
As more people adopt virtual workspaces, cybersecurity can become a greater risk.
To help protect yourself, be sure to follow your employer’s cyber safety policies and avoid sharing sensitive information online.
Business as usual
Just as many Kiwis have adapted and moved their services online, Mike Pero is still here to help when you need it.
Getting good financial advice is important during these challenging times and our Mike Pero Mortgage Advisers are just a text, call or video chat away. Find your local adviser and reach out today.