Today, 4.7 million Americans work remotely- that’s 3.4% of the population. If you’ve never worked from home you may think it’s all lying in bed or being sprawled out on the sofa. If you’re suddenly home with your laptop, you may find out that’s not so.
With the disruption of our schedules and the increase of remote work, it can be challenging to maintain the productivity, focus and routine that we’re used to. While working remotely can be difficult to acclimate to, we have a few tips for how to not only adjust, but thrive.
Working remotely can be a scary or overwhelming proposition at first. By taking the time to figure out a routine that works for you including regular breaks, physical activity, finding connectedness and unplugging, you can be just as, if not more, successful and productive.