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How to Be Productive Working at Home

Working from home is also a test of your self-discipline and your time management skill, In this webinar you will get tips and techniques to help you be super productive while enjoying more flexibility in your working hours.

60 Minutes
6 months
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Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)


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As you eagerly anticipate your work at home life, different challenges will beset you depending on your personality, work requirements, and established lifestyle.

Are your personal tendencies to work until burnout sets in causing bitter feelings that coworkers are not working as hard?

On the flip side, do your personal predispositions mean you may get so distracted and interrupted that you turn in work late and can't meet deadlines?

Typical challenges we will cover in this webinar are how to:
  • Evaluate your personality and make goals for your work routine
  • Decide what hours to work and when to take breaks
  • Create boundaries between work and personal life
  • Create a morning routine
  • Close out every day
  • Plan your daily productivity
  • Adjust daily habits and routines to make remote work a success
We'll explore how to:
  • Sustain work-life balance
  • Maintain regular hours
  • Control your newfound freedom and flexibility
  • Stave off loneliness
  • Keep social bonds with coworkers strong
  • Maintain psychological safety
  • Overcome agoraphobia commonly known as cabin fever

An important factor in working from home is to ensure your company provides the necessary equipment.You may not get a new desk or office chair, but you will learn what equipment must be updated.

Why should you Attend: Taking refuge from the Coronavirus by working from home sounds like emancipation from the alarm clock, traffic, and office politics.

Thousands, perhaps millions of unsuspecting workers think it is antidote for all of your productivity woes such as that chatty co-worker, that irritating person in the next cubicle, or boring staff meetings.

Even though remote work has tripled in the past 15 years according to the Federal Reserve, working from home presents new productivity problems for the unsuspecting worker. When the benefits touted are better work-life balance, the elimination of 5 mile an hour traffic, money saved on your wardrobe, and the ability to customize your office, some individuals are not aware of the productivity traps inherent in working from home.

Are you an unsuspecting individual?

If so, attend this webinar

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Manage the flow of your workday
  • Prioritize your activities
  • Separate the vital from the urgent
  • Maintain your focus
  • Keep interruptions to a minimum
  • Avoid the procrastination trap
  • Take meaningful breaks
  • Repurpose your "commute" hours
  • Set boundaries for family, coworkers and your manager
  • Find dedicated office space
  • End your day with a routine
  • Use social media with purpose
  • Take advantage of the built-in perks
  • The traps of working from home
  • How to "Show up" and contribute in online meetings
  • Why you should take sick days
  • Positivity tips and how to ditch the blues
  • Sneak in chores
  • Avoid thinking time standing at the refrigerator

Who Will Benefit: This work from home webinar has broad appeal and is instructive for all employees who are working virtually and want to be more productive. It is a critical element of productivity for:
  • Administrative Personnel
  • Team Leaders
  • Team Members
  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Managers at all levels of the Company
  • Executives
  • Sales Professionals
  • Sales Managers
  • Customer Service Personnel
  • Employees who are working from home for the first time

Karla Brandau is a thought leader in management and team building techniques. She trains managers to improve their relationship with the employees to earn their gift of discretionary effort. She specializes in personalities, communication skills, leadership principles. She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute and has educated mangers with her proven leadership principles in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America.

She has a degree in education and is a Certified Speaking Professional, an earned designation given by National Speakers Association. Karla’s book, How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort, teaches managers how to be the leader people CHOOSE to follow, not have to follow because of their position on the organizational chart.

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