I don’t know about you, but I’m one of those people who enjoys working from home. Not only do I feel balanced and more productive in both my work and home life, but it simplifies and breaks up the 9–5 routine. It allows me to be more creative and strategic. I’ve solved more problems while walking the dog, than staring at my computer screen under the fluorescent lights.
Nevertheless, going into the office makes me feel connected to my work community and fills my social bucket. I love popping by a colleagues’ desk for a quick chat or grabbing lunch in the bustling cafeteria. It’s all about striking a balance, right?
However, right now in the world, many of us are working from home 24/7. So, adapting to new ways of working and communicating is a challenge. Here are some tips for when you’re remote: