Working from home IS different from working at the office. Not necessarily better or worse – but definitely different. There are many benefits to telecommuting and working from home – such as no commute time and a flexible work schedule. But there are also drawbacks to having a virtual office – like how to stay motivated. Most of us are social beings and enjoy the company of our co-workers, the physical activity of going to the office or out to lunch, and water cooler chitchat or brainstorming with our colleagues.
Working from home is different. Whether you literally work from home, work at a coffee shop or work in a co-working space, you have limited interaction with other workers. And if you do work in a coffee shop, the other workers are likely not in your field and don’t share your business objectives or frustrations.
One thing all telecommuters share is the need to stay motivated. Motivation is important to productivity, job satisfaction and mental well-being. Working from home can be lonely. Here are some tips to stay motivated while working from home. Remember: What works for one person doesn’t work for everyone – but it might work for you!
5 Ways to Stay Motivated While Working From Home
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