I write a couple of articles each week (ok, less during the summer!) and post them to my Death By Tech blog. Half of those posts go to all subscribers, the other half only to paying subscribers. But every now again, after a few months, one of those paying posts leaks from the vault and comes to you for free! Here is today’s:
I wrote this during the early days of the pandemic when office workers were being sent home. The move was sudden for some, and many people did not, and perhaps still do not, have a proper set up at home to be productive. I’ve worked from home for years, so I share some of my hard-won knowledge on what you need to be effective at home.
I’ve worked from home for 13 years, exclusively for the last 7. By now I have a sweet setup that meets all my needs. My office (yes, an actual office) goes way beyond the 10-step listicles that most blogs are posting these days amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but it’s hard to remember how it was in the beginning. I am trying to remember how my office started and I am envisioning the latest crop of forced work-from-home office workers learning the same things I learned years ago. My memory isn’t perfect, but here are some of the things I recall learning about working from home that I am betting most office workers haven’t even considered.