Working from home is the new normal. This is a trend that will continue for a while to come. It is therefore important to find ways of making the most of the new model. The following are six essential tips that can help to stay productive and focused while working from home.
Unquestionably, one of the most prominent trends observed in the global workforce is the mass-populace transitioning from a traditional nine-to-five office lifestyle to a remote working environment. Most of the common problems people run into when […]
“… no one is perfect, so why should I be perfect? … I need to feel what uncertainty feels like … life is not a train, and (that) not everything is certain. You don’t just get told where you go, you have to make life for yourself. It is up to you to make it, … your career progression … Don’t wait for someone else to shape your life. It is yours”– Blanca Juti
Emotional stress, including “stress from lack of control in the workplace or from life events,” creates susceptibility to physical illness. This was affirmed twenty years ago in a British Medical Journal article as summarized here by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Giving employees more control over their jobs does more than just reduce stress-related illness. It also decreases employee mortality. The key is empowering them to set their own goals, set their own schedules, prioritize their decision making and … have a voice in the goal-setting process.
Giving employees a chance to help shape the future of work will give them more skin in the game. It will deepen their connection to an organization. Finally, it gives them a sense of job ownership and control and will improve their well-being while benefiting the organization.