Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Special considerations for home-based workers, part of Balancing Work and Life.
One special challenge that many people face is…working from a home office.…This is becoming more and more common…as we move to a tele-commuting workplace.…How can we maintain positive relationships…with other people who may be at home,…but also stay focused and productive during our work day?…Now I also work 95% of my time from home,…so this is something that I'm very familiar with.…Allow me to share with you, four principles…that are highly effective for a home office.…
Number one is location.…Try to get your office location away from the rest of the activity in the home.…Mine is upstairs and away from the front entrance.…Yet most people, they put their den right by the front entrance to the house.…This is a high traffic area and is going to create a lot of interruptions.…This leads to number two, which is sound.…We want to, as much as possible, reduce the interruptions that you're hearing.…
Many people are hearing conversations or traffic.…I had one client who put a fan in his office.…This created some white noise and a natural sound barrier.…
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Balancing Work and Life
2. Bonus Q&A
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