What is the Covid-19 home office challenge? Now it’s been more than a year since the coronavirus first crossed our path. We are certainly more than sick and tired of all the restrictions, lockdowns, opening, and closures of almost everything that’s possible.
However, we as human beings we’re in deep need of social contact. But when circumstances force us to be adjustable and turn our home into a working place, then it’s different. In fact, it appears making your home your castle is not as easy as it may seem. However, either way, there are some pretty good steps to follow, that make the space around us successful and professional, even if it is a home-office-based one.
That sometimes turns into a serious obstacle, because not everyone has enough space at home.
In pandemic times doors are needed for a reason, and escaping distractions really means choosing a separate room to call it an office, even if it was used for a different purpose through the weekend. If not that, you can at least choose a separate corner of the room, equipped with everything that’s absolutely necessary to keep things going, as they were in the real office. That’s when a functional desk is essential and cupboards are of tremendous help to hide things, that you don’t need all the time and will limit your movements and distract you.
In order to do that, you have to think of simple ways of setting up your furniture right. This basically means your screen must be at such a distance that’s comfortable for your eyes and prevent you from any eye strain. Your office chair must be really an office suitable one since you will be using it for 8 hours a day.
Blurry vision, headache, and dry eyes can and should be avoided by adding extra moisture to the room, by a humidifier, or at least by making regular breaks to open a window in your home office. Support the need for fresh air in your room. Good ventilation is supposed to be one of the COVID-19 preventing measures.
Truth is that you need to make a similar work environment, as it is in your office and stick to your daily routine. The only thing that’s not going to be the same, is having lunch with your colleagues.
However, as long as you have good wi-fi, virtual meetings are a good possibility. It can minimize the difference between the home office and a real one. Also communicate with people, share experience, and troubleshoot during the working process.
The most common one is – S.M.A.R.T. uses the mnemonic acronym, giving criteria to guide in the setting of objectives. According to it, a goal must be specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-based. And as we’re eager to get the home-office job well done, we should keep these little things in mind.
So you see, bringing a home office to success, through a pandemic breakdown is not as hard, as it seems. You can make it happen just by following simple rules.
You know how when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. Now when life gives you the possibility of working from home, do it in a favorite place. After all, it’s your home we’re talking about and you can adjust it on your demand just fine.
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