How to stay motivated while staying at home?

Due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, you’re indoors for days now.

Working from home has become your “new normal”, because of pervasive technological connectivity options and therefore the flexibility offered by your employer.

With no office to travel to, your self-discipline and motivation levels are already taking a toll.

Why does motivation dip while performing from home?

You might find it hard to specialise in work on home.Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, you almost certainly do this for the primary time in your life!

Your brain tells you “this is home and not the office” and you act accordingly.And there are a 100 reasons around you which will stop you from working.

Besides, you miss your colleagues and you’re also worried about the longer term of your career.

Please note that you simply are already engaged during a job opportunity during Covid-19, so you’re more happy than most people!

Yet, your motivation level is plummeting and your work is ready to urge impacted.

Take charge and stop that from happening.

Here are some surefire ways to spice up your motivation and increase your productivity.

Plan Your Day

Since you’re working alone, prepare a structured daily schedule. Stick with this plan regardless of what.

Remember that your day has no interruptions thanks to social bindings.

So the excellent news is there’s no influence by people in the least .

Try to understand solitude and realize that point spent alone is best if it’s organized.


List down multiple short breaks throughout the day that are timed, either to eat with family, or to play together with your along with your kids

Stop micromanaging tasks

People are good at driving themselves.

Although extrinsic factors (like money, awards, and recognition) play a crucial role in shaping behavior, you and your colleagues have the remarkable capacity to interact during a task with no incentives in the least.

Personally gratifying things like learning, satisfying a curiosity or problem-solving can weave magic on their own.

So please don’t micromanage work.

Keep your team motivated in the least times

Now that each one processes are defined and video conference accounts are active, how will you motivate your team to figure enthusiastically from home?

You must have observed that in the COVID-19 crisis, people are focusing more on planned work only.

Like answering the proper number of tickets or sending out scheduled mails, or delivering the presentation of an approved project plan.

Not to forget, emotional pressure and economic pressure are mounting too.

People are worried about losing their jobs, paying their fees and rents, and protecting the health and well being of their loved ones.
Action tip

In such circumstances, here’s what you’ll do to motivate your colleagues and team mates.

1. If you would like your team to be productive, make their work engaging.
2. Suggest several opportunities to try to experiments and present their findings.
3. Discuss what could be driving their motivation levels up or down.
4. Suggest helpful ways to maximize their motivation and execute these plans.

As a supervisor or a team member, this is often some time to concentrate deeply and build a secure environment during which everyone can work collaboratively.

Staying motivated about work will clearly take tons of additional effort on your part.

Keep your spirits high while you’re locked up at home.

Stay indoors,stay safe and all the best !

Arnab Ghosh

My name is Arnab Ghosh. I have been working as a Corporate professional for the past 19 years. After completing my graduation from City College {University of Calcutta}, I started my career with R.S.Software India, followed by Vedika Software Pvt.Ltd. Have worked with industry giants such as Convergys, Satyam Nipuna Services, Wipro BPO, Tata Teleservices Limited, Aircel, TaxiForSure, Brainware University among others. I am a certified trainer from Aircel Academy – Manager As a Coach & Trainer. I have also completed certifications from TBO Academy & Alison Education in the field of “Soft Skills“, the knowledge of which I apply to my students at my University regularly. I have also successfully completed “The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing” certification from Google and “Digital Marketing Course” from TBO Academy. I was awarded “Google Analytics for Beginners” certificate by Google after successfully completing their course. I have achieved CEFR level B2 (Upper Intermediate) in a test of English proficiency from the British Council English Score. I am a bundle of drive, energy, commitment, and dedication and firmly believe in living my life in my own terms, be it working my heart out to achieve business targets or enjoying my spare time doing things that give me joy and feelings of contentment. My hobbies include reading books & listening to music and blogging. I sincerely believe that one should never lose focus in life and that one has to put in a lot of hard work & effort to reach the top.

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