We all make them: New Year's Resolutions. Raise your hand if you've ever made the classic, "I'm going to get in shape!" resolution. (Me too.) Let's spin those old cliché resolutions and give them a virtual-event focus. Put down the remote, turn off your binge viewing of the original Die Hard movie (c'mon - admit it), and buckle up. Yippee ki yay, we're goin' in.
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
- Set a Designated Workspace
- Maintain a Schedule - With Wiggle Room
- Minimize Distractions
- Take Breaks
- Cultivate a Healthy Remote-Work Culture