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Working from Home During COVID-19: Sharing My Routine

日本語はこちら: 私のルーティンの紹介 As I mentioned in the introduction to this series of posts, I have been working from home for many years, and I know the value of having and sticking to a routine. Just like our readers, at the beginning I, too, had a hard time, but through trial and error, I figured out what works for me. I struck a great balance between … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Sharing My Routine

Working from Home During COVID-19: Establish a Routine

日本語はこちら: ルーティンの確立 Benefits of Routine When Working from Home We spoke with a reader about her experiences so far in this forced work-from-home situation we are in. Establishing a routine helps to work through issues that will come up. There tends to be a resistance to being forced to be at home. Working from home is a great perk when it is your choice, but … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Establish a Routine
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Maintaining a Healthy Balance

日本語はこちら: 健全なバランスを維持する方法 It is not all about meetings. How can you work at optimal levels when working from home? This includes not only work productivity but how to maintain a healthy balance between work time at home and off-time at home. I addressed some things briefly when I responded to a reader in Tokyo, but there is a lot more. It was not easy for … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Maintaining a Healthy Balance
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Quick Tips for Meeting Effectiveness

日本語はこちら: 会議の効果に関する簡単なヒント For the past several posts, we have focused on online meetings. Below is a summary, giving some quick tips for you to follow as you go about running your meetings. For the Leader/Organizer/Chair 1. Start on time and finish on time If you don’t start on time, you almost certainly will not finish on time. 2. Lead your meeting Speak up and speak … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Quick Tips for Meeting Effectiveness
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Ineffective Meetings

日本語はこちら: 非効率的な会議 If your meetings are not as productive as you would like, below are some ideas on why they may be ineffective and a few tips to fix potential issues that you maybe experiencing. Why Meetings May be Ineffective 1. Meeting is Unnecessary There is no need for a meeting. Topics are simple and could be handle via e-mail instead. Unnecessary meetings waste time. … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Ineffective Meetings