Many people have a skewed view of working from home and fail to realize how hard it is to stay focused on your work when at home. Being able to avoid distractions during your time at your virtual office can help you stay productive and work more efficiently. Here are a few tips on how to be productive in your home virtual office.
Avoid Mixing Business with Personal
One of the biggest distractions when working from home is doing all of your personal business before you handle your office business. Working solely on the computer can present its own temptations and stresses that take will power to overcome. When you are on your computer doing your office work often times you will be tempted to check personal emails or social media instead of handling important business matters. If you fail to do your work and instead waste time on the internet, your business will begin to suffer in a major way. In order to stay productive you will need to schedule time where all you do is work and have the will power to avoid your personal matters during that time.
One of the best ways to stay productive when working from your home virtual office is to stay organized. Be sure that you have a dedicated workspace in your home that you can keep clean and tidy, in order to stay efficient and productive. If you have papers cluttering your desk, then you will not be able to find important documents when needed, which could be disastrous. You should create a filing system for your documents so that you will be able to find the easily whenever you need to. Another great thing to do is to scan all of your important documents onto your computer and eliminate the use of paper all together.
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Glen Rostie January 6th, 2014
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