When you’re working from home it can be difficult to stay productive. You might find yourself easily distracted, whether by the kids or the house work. To help you improve your performance, consider improving your work from home space. There are lots of ways that you can do this including.
1. Get creative
If you’re keen to improve your work from home set up you’ll need to get creative. Design an attractive work space, to boost your productivity levels. Purchase some art work, house plants, and decorative ornaments. Ensure that you have a spacious desk, and multiple monitors if you need them. Designing a lovely workspace will help you to feel relaxed and creative when you’re working from home.
2. Remove clutter
When your workspace is cluttered you may find it difficult to focus. The best thing to do is to have a clear out, disposing of items that you no longer need. When you dispose of your old items be sure to do this in a sustainable way. You might like to donate, recycle or sell your belongings. If you’re looking to sell your items, apps like LetGo and Facebook Marketplace might come in handy.
3. Productivity software
It can sometimes be a challenge to stay productive. To give yourself a productivity boost try using productivity software. There are a number of tools that can help you to manage your schedule and time, including TogglTrack, Todoist, and Trello. All of these tools can help you to organize your tasks and improve your productivity levels.
Project management software can also be useful to boost productivity. A few of the leading options include Asana and Zoho Projects. These tools can help you to collaborate and communicate with your team.
4. Ergonomic set up
It’s essential that you create an ergonomic workstation, you’ll need an ergonomic chair, and a spacious desk. To set up your desk correctly try using the Ergonomic app. The app can give you plenty of pointers on setting up your desk. Unless you set up your desk correctly you could end up with injuries from long periods of sitting down. No matter where you work it’s important to prioritize health and safety.
5. Laptop performance
A slow laptop does nothing for your productivity levels, if you’re having trouble start by running a virus and malware scan. Sometimes you can have a computer virus without realizing, (and this can slow down your operating system). Once you’ve scanned your laptop you might also want to check your operating system is up to date. You’ll be able to install macOS Monterey from a bootable USB.
All it takes is a few simple adjustments to improve your work from home set up. Whether it’s productivity tools or a new desk space there are lots of ways to make the most of working remotely. With the right working from home tips you’ll create a regime that works for you.
Disclosure: This is a collaborative post.