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Productivity Working At Home
The digital era brought a whole new world of opportunities, including the possibility of working from home. This has allowed many people to gain new jobs with only one requisite: they need to own a computer. Nowadays, it is possible to be a mum and a wedding planner, all at the same time, or live in the countryside and run a successful fashion brand around the world.
Persons who run their business from their homes are special. They need discipline, self-confidence and a whole lot of stubbornness. In order to succeed they have probably failed many times, but they keep on. One of the things which most home workers have in common is their zest for life and hunger for success.
But, is everything really as it sounds? Perhaps not, but it is not so difficult either. In order to understand the challenges of the profession, check our playful graphic guide. This funny infographic shows the humoristic side of working from home.
We would like to dedicate this to all the people who stand up every morning and fight to bring their home business to the top.
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If you own a pet (cat, dog, parrot, hamster, snake…) the likelihood that they will benefit from you working from home, is very high. As hard as you might try, giving them extra attention is bound to happen. So why not fully embrace these precious moments? Say bye to stress and hello to positive petting energy.
Let technology give you a helping hand and change your work atmosphere by moving about. There are many applications which allows workers to access files from several devices, make use of them. The garden, the windowsill, the steps out front. It’s up to you to find a good spot.
If you are anything like us at the Surveybee team, then you like food. Attacking the fridge every few hours when working from home can become a habit. You might not always pick the healthiest of snacks. We are not judging, but why not keep apples and carrots in mind for next time?
If you do work from home, you probably know well enough how hard it can be to dress for success everyday. At the end of the day, why dress up if you are staying at home? But believe us, others will notice and you’ll thank yourself the next time you open your front door! No more scaring the mailman!
So there you have it, these four pieces of advice can take you a long way and help you to increase your productivity.
by Leticia Ferrer & Anne Thomsen