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5 Easy Ways to Increase Productivity at Home

Companies around Malaysia have rolled out mandatory remote work policies as Malaysia’s nationwide movement restriction order just got extended from March 31 to April 14. Working from home can be great but it can be troublesome if itโ€™s not well managed and planned out. Here are 5 handy tips to help you maximise productivity at home.

๐Ÿญ) ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ-๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜-๐˜๐—ผ-๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜

Creating a list of work-related tasks that need to be completed by the end of the day helps you to stay motivated and stay on top of your tasks. It can help you keep yourself organised in the space of a thousand distractions. Likewise, writing down a not-to-do list can help keep you from scrolling through Instagram and keep yourself in check. Even though weโ€™re all adults, having a couple of rules to adhere to can help you get the most out of work at home.

๐Ÿฎ) ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜† ๐˜€๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ

Do you get easily distracted by every notification you get on your phone? Can you spend hours on end just hitting the refresh button on your feeds and not realise it? If so you might want to consider shutting off your phone for the time youโ€™re at your work desk. You would be surprised to see how much you get accomplished by not getting distracted by your phone.

๐Ÿฏ) ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป

Getting to work in your PJs is the biggest reason why people love to work from home. This might also be the biggest reason that is killing your productivity. Much like the corporate catchphrase โ€œDress for successโ€, dressing in your work clothes to can motivate you to work. As silly as it sounds, it can help put you in the mood to accomplish tasks. By getting dressed for the day, youโ€™ll be prepared to get work done, and you will be mentally and physically prepared for the day.

๐Ÿฐ) ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—บ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ

Turn up your Spotify or apple music on your smartphone and get yourself energised. Consider playing your favourite upbeat music that would help you pass the time as you work. If you are competitive by nature, make it a game. You could set up a set number of songs that you have to finish your work within. This can help you stay on top of your schedule and help you get a lot of work done in a short amount of time.

๐Ÿฑ) ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ

Having a dedicated office space in your house can boost up your productivity levels. It would help keep you focused away from the distractions your house has. This is crucial especially during these times when you cant go out of your house to refresh your mind. One helpful tip that we have found very handy is doing only office related work at your desk. This can help your mind focused on the things you can and cannot do even though you are at home and working.

Working from home is great, but it can be problematic if itโ€™s not managed well. We hope these 5 tried and tested tips can help you be more productive while working from home.

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