8 Tips to Set Up Your Home Office for Serious Productivity

Work from home is a myth. You get up in the morning and instead of thinking that you are working from home, you feel like it is another paid holiday you are on. But none of us like to be unproductive. We all like to keep busy. But then what is the way out of this vicious cycle of wanting to work and not wanting to work? A proper environment. 

Do you want to bust the myth about working from home? Of course! It is no myth. One can do all the office work he or she wants from the comfort of one’s home, but what one needs is the perfect environment for it. How to set that environment at your home?! We are here to help you out. Scroll along to see some of the most brilliant yet simple ideas that will help you set up a cosy yet workable office in your home:

8 tips to make your work from home a success:

Here are some tips that will make your work from home days a success. Following these tips will not require any special provisions. All you need to do is to read along and act accordingly. 

Choose a remote spot:

Make sure your home office is at a safe distance away from the main house arena where all the activities take place. This will help you take your mind off it and not get distracted. This in turn will help you increase your focus. 

Make sure the room is airy:

Make sure that the room is sufficiently lit and airy. Do not choose a dingy corner of your house to set up your home office. This will make you feel uneasy very easily and not let you focus or concentrate 

Opt for a comfortable chair:

It is only natural that your home office consists of desks and chairs. However, buy a comfortable chair where you can work on without gaining back pain. However, also ensure that the chair is not too comfortable for you to fall asleep in them. We are aiming for maximum productivity here. You can get office chairs on rent also. 

Keep the room well equipped:

Keep enough supply of stationary so that you do not need to leave your room often. Leaving the room often will result in a break in your focus and we do not want that. 

Make and maintain a routine:

Especially for days when you are working from home, make sure you make a routine about your activities and when to perform them and stick to it too. This will regulate the random bathroom breaks that again more often cause a break inconsistency of your focussed approach. 

Keep your personal touch:

You are the one who is to use the home office later. Remember to keep the touches you want in the office. This customised feel will only enhance your level of comfort and hence work productivity too. 

Choose the right colour:

Choose colours that are soothing enough for your home office. Too bright colours will tend to suffocate you. Green could be a good choice to go with. 

Keep it clean:

No one can work or concentrate in a dirty environment. To keep your mind fresh and give your 100% to your work, make sure that the place is always clean and tidy. 

If you are afraid about the economical side of it all then too please do not worry. You can even get accessories such as a study table on rent which will be easy on your pocket too. 

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine Founder and co-publisher Art of Conversation and founder of the platform @worldoffad