With much uncertainty around the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation and new working requirements brought on by this, many businesses are moving into remote working to ensure everyone is kept safe and healthy. At TNT, we are well experienced at operating at a remote level, so thought we would share with you a few tips that can help keep your team productive and motivated.
One of the greatest challenges of working remotely is actually getting the work done. It seems that many people can’t even fathom the idea of working from home, or don’t think that it’s possible. It can definitely be a learning curve for many people, but it’s important to remember that with the right attitude from the start, anything can be made possible.
Here are the 5 best tips to make sure you are making the most out of working remotely, wherever that may be!
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”.
So were the wise words of Aristotle.
We all want to be truly effective, but how can we do this? Our habits express our character and produce or effectiveness, or perhaps our ineffectiveness. Habits however, like most things, can be learned or changed. Here we will look at seven habits of effectiveness as summarized in Stephen R Covey’s book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, which will take us through the stages of character development.
Research suggests that in an eight hour day, the average worker is only productive for two hours and fifty three minutes. So, we’re only productive for about three hours a day. Huh? By all means we are definitely committed, hard working with the best of intentions, and we’re definitely not lazy (well, not most of the time). So why?
Lack of productivity is primarily due to the many factors that interrupt ‘our’ day, and we often make the excuse that these interruptions are out of our control. But are they?
We know you can do ANYTHING but can you do EVERYTHING? – Follow these 5 tips to mastering time management: