Tips from September 10, 2009
The Small Business tips today discuss working from home: Staying Focused
- Without a supervisor monitoring you, it's important to stay focused. Be disciplined & keep a work log to document productivity.
- Music can be soothing and cut out any noise distractions. Studies show classical music boosts concentration & productivity.
- Stay away from television! If you must watch soaps, TiVO or record them to watch later. Be sure your office isn't in view of any TV.
- Personal life should be second priority. Don't check personal email & let calls go to voicemail. Follow up off the clock or on a break.
Daily Overview: Distractions hinder productivity when working at home. Take control & be disciplined to work.