"In my remote work, I follow the principle that I should do something for myself before I start my day. I'm not talking about a specific thing, for everyone it can be something different, such as cleaning up your desk, having a cup of coffee or walking the dog. In addition, it is important to me that the office space is separate from the daily one."
"It’s been two years now, I am working remotely and It has given me a whole different perspective of spending time family and working simultaneously. It gives me immense flexibility with respect to time and workplace and I feel I am more productive in this way. The only advise I have to others and for myself is to keep your workplace/ home setup separate from your bedroom or living room."
“To organize my time when working remotely, I use a variation of the pomodoro technique. Usually, this technique uses intervals of 25 minutes of work and 5 minutes of rest, but I divide working hours into three large chunks with longer breaks. Also, sometimes it is useful to completely change the approach to organizing time in order to avoid routine or increase efficiency.”
From the beginning I have noticed that I have much more time, which I don't have to waste on travel to office etc. Now I can't imagine to work differently than remote. No limits with clients, no time wasting on travel.
Working remotely has provided me with the work-life balance I have always wanted. My biggest piece of advice for successful remote working is to set up a dedicated office space.
Freelancing gave me freedom to work and travel full time. I've been working remotely for more than 3 years now and I've quickly realised that the key to productivity is creating a comfy and inspiring working space suited to your needs - whether it's a dedicated desk in your apartment, a co-working space where you can chat with other freelancers or a cafe with a pleasant background noise.