The main problem that comes with working from home is that you’re at home. Being at home means you’ve got time to just shove this load of laundry on, right? Done. Now you can start that spreadsheet and … urgh, the dog stinks! Better just give them a wash so you can concentrate properly. Perfect, … More Working from Home Part 3: Whoops! Was I supposed to be working?
Full disclosure, this was my problem when I started working from home. I would open my laptop before I’d had my breakfast and work through lunch. Then I’d either not log off before about 7pm or log off on time but then log back in later and work until midnight. For me, the key to … More Working from Home Part 2: Help! How do I stop working?
This post owes its existence to Atlin Merrick, acquisitions editor of Improbable Press. She made a plea via twitter last week asking for tips about working from home, in light of the action all of us need to take to limit the reach and damage of the Coronavirus pandemic. I had already had a few rough … More Working from Home Part 1: For Those Who Don’t Normally Do It