Being a freelancer will mean that at some point through the year, you will be working remotely. However, being in a different environment can cause productivity issues.
This doesn’t have to be the case. Here, we have gathered some valuable tips for getting the best out of remote working.
If you’re planning on going to a hotel or a business event, most of the time they will include information around Wi-Fi etc on their website. If this information is not available, contact them directly to request their Wi-Fi speed. If it’s insufficient, look elsewhere or find a nearby café where you are able to plug in and work for a few hours.
Google Drive is a good example of cloud storage – it gives you the ability to store your files online. This is great for time management and will save you time in the long run.
Breaks can be as short as ten minutes, but it’ll be enough to give your brain time to refresh. Ensure that you do something that isn’t work related in your break – checking emails won’t help.
When it comes to working on a project, instead of thinking about what you have to do, open up your checklist and you can then start ticking off the tasks. This will also help speed up work you’re producing.
Giving yourself time to look over what you have done that day will then give you time to plan for the next day, you can see what you have completed and what needs doing next. If you know what you have planned to do the next day, when you wake up, you’ll be set for the day ahead.
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