Staying motivated at work can be hard but for remote employees it can be downright impossible. Unlike an office environment, at home there are a ton of temptations and distractions that can easily sap your productivity and your career trajectory.
"Working from home is essentially an independent way of working. Even if you have managers and coworkers to be accountable to, you're still responsible for motivating yourself," says Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs. "And because our houses have all sorts of distractions (I'll just throw in one load of laundry, or do these dishes quickly), it can be hard to stay motivated."
But you don't have to let it hurt your career. There are ways to keep your motivation and productivity high. Donna Fuscaldo, writing for Glassdoor.com, indentifies five tricks for staying motivated when working at home.
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