Remote-How Weekly Digest #72

Remote-How Weekly Digest #72

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written on January 2020 by Aleksandra Wnuk

Hi there!

It’s this magical time of the year when we feel it’s easier to make a difference and commit to something we want to do, change or improve. That’s why we’ve prepared a handful list of resolutions for all remote workers.

  1. Create an effective morning routine that will help you to switch on to “working mode” wherever you are. Improvements in productivity and your mental and physical wellbeing can all be gained if you start your day right.
  2. Improve your communication skills and aim for being an excellent communicator. Become more aware of what methods and tools you’re using when communicating with others. 
  3. Grow your professional network by joining the local community, virtual groups connected with your interests or group e-learning programs like Certified in Distributed Management!
  4. Learn how to unplug after work and take back your evenings! You can start by switching all notifications after your working hours and putting your devices aside. 
  5. Plan vacations ahead and execute! Take the calendar, pick up the dates and agree with your team on them. If you leave it to the last minute, you might always feel like it’s not the right time and end up not taking any free days at all! 

Whatever goals you decide to pick up with the start of 2020, don’t forget to write them down! People who write down their goals are 42 percent more likely to achieve them. We keep our fingers for you 🙂

Cheers to the new year, 

Remote-how team

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