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Staying Focused and Productive at Home

Language:  English
Working from home is the new trend for many employees. If you are part of this work-from-home trend, this book helps you deal with its many challenges while staying motivated, focused, and productive.
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 More employees are working from home. Regardless of why you are working at your home, you need to remain focused and productive. This book will help you set up a place from which to work at home, including a designated workspace with the right technology; ways of dealing with kids, pets, and other disruptions; and a schedule that allows for social contact and stimulation. You will learn successful time-management techniques, ways to develop a productive mindset, and methods to enter and maintain a flow state. This book will help you stay focused and productive while working from home.

About the author

John J. Liptak is an internationally-recognized author with thirty years of work experience providing counseling. He has authored over 100 workbooks with Ester Leutenberg, 31 career assessment instruments, and ten books. John earned an Ed.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech. He lives in Radford, Virginia, in the United States and is President of the Center for Career Assessment, Inc. John has written five books for Bookboon.

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  1. Working from Home
    1. Introduction
    2. Benefits and Challenges
    3. Personality Types and Working from Home
  2. Setting up a Home Office
    1. Introduction
    2. Establish your Workspace
    3. Identify a Quiet Area
    4. Create Habits
    5. Create a Digital Infrastructure
  3. Work-Life Balance
    1. Introduction
    2. Pretend You Are at Work
    3. Separate Work Time and Personal Time
    4. Disconnect
  4. Working Productively from Home
    1. Introduction
    2. Be Mindful of Your Work
    3. Control Your Work
    4. Remain Positive
  5. Get in the Flow
    1. Introduction
    2. Find Flow
    3. Overcome Flow Distractions
    4. Concentrate on the Task at Hand
    5. Steps in Reaching the Flow State
  6. Manage Time Well
    1. Introduction
    2. Time-Management Strategies
    3. Use Planning Tools
    4. Get Rid of Clutter
    5. Don’t Procrastinate
  7. Maintain Your Motivation
    1. Introduction
    2. Why Motivation is Important
    3. Types of Motivation
    4. Remain Motivated Working at Home
  8. References (Stay Focused and Productive at Home)
About the Author

Dr. John Liptak