10 Tips For Smart Working At Home
When it comes to organizing family life, AptaAdvantage has some tips to inspired by ideas from classic management theory and beyond, to help optimize time at home during the Coronavirus crisis.
10 Tips For Smart Working At Home With Kids
#1 Acknowledge that you need to reorganize. Start by:
#2 Bringing everyone to the table (Partners, Children, Grandparents) to formulate a plan.
#3 Identify each person’s needs, talents, and opportunities
#4 Empowering everyone: Motivate and Engage everyone with tasks and incentives.
When it comes to our individual behavior, we all need to be vigilant when dealing with the following tendencies that can overcome us. Especially when we’re all in crisis mode.
#5 Try not to take on too much and overload yourself with tasks and responsibilities.
#6 Looking for opportunities to delegate more. Children like to pitch in, let them take on some of the lighter chores.
#7 Channeling your survival instincts: Trust your inner voice rather than be influenced by ambient negativity and “noise”.
#8 Being open to pursuing new challenges and interests. Now’s the time!
#9 Recognizing that you also need time for yourself
If you don’t take care of yourself and take time to rest, get some exercise or simply enjoy some “me-time”, your ability to manage family life with be diminished. Your loved ones will also feel the consequences.
#10 Humans are social beings, and we thrive on touch and physical contact.
Although it is imperative to practice social isolation and distancing exactly as recommended by MOH, we can compensate by showing physical affection to your loved ones you’re confined with. Hugs, cuddles, kisses and a good back run are all essential to staying emotionally well-balanced now.