by Karen Mares posted in tools and tips

5 Survival Strategies for Working Remotely

Before the last few weeks, when you pictured working remotely you probably conjured up images of a typical stock photo: a barefoot person on a sandy beach with the sun on their faces and their laptops open. Like this:
 

We can confirm beyond any doubt that is not where we are right now. Working from home or remotely can look a little more like this:

If you're new to the remote workforce, welcome! We've been at this for several years now, and thought we could share some work-from-home tips to keep you from losing your marbles. We asked our EventBuilder team to share their best remote work strategies, including focus, productivity, collaboration, and more. 

5 Survival Strategies for Working Remotely

  1. Set a Designated Workspace
  2. Maintain a Schedule - With Wiggle Room
  3. Minimize Distractions
  4. Take Breaks
  5. Cultivate a Healthy Remote-Work Culture