On this episode I’m joined once again by Laura Vanderkam, a fellow productivity specialist. Laura is the author of several books, including The New Corner Office: How the Most Successful People Work from Home.
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I wanted to talk about productivity with someone who speaks my language, and Laura certainly fits that bill. She’s penned a book that is designed to help people not only survive working from home… it’s a book that will help people thrive while working from home. We talk about what it’s like to be thrust into a “work from home” situation, why right now might just be the best time to take on that monumental project, and much more. This episode is well worth your time… I know you’ll enjoy our conversation!
- Laura explains why she chose to write this book right now (1:00)
- What led Laura to writing this book? (3:13)
- Why does Laura advise you manage by task rather than time? (4:41)
- How important does Laura thinks self care in the work environment is during times like these? (11:07)
- Laura shares insights on how she thinks people can embrace their own needs more while working from home (13:47)
- Laura talks about her chapter that touches on “thinking big” (18:30)
- How does Laura think people can continue to track their time while working from home? (21:10)
- How can one work from home and parent from home and still bring their best selves to both? (27:12)
- Laura gives one action you can take to start building your own “at home” work life (29:32)
“Working from home is a skill.”– Laura Vanderkam
- The New Corner Office: How the Most Successful People Work from Home
- Episode 202: Off the Clock with Laura Vanderkam
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- We have a lot more time now. So why can’t we get anything done? | The Washington Post
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