(NC) A return to office, once permitted by public health, means different things. Some of us may find ourselves embracing an entirely remote future, while others are eagerly looking forward to a hybrid model.
But one thing is for sure — the home office is here to stay. So how do you create a space that ensures a productive atmosphere as you navigate the realities of the new world of work?
These key tips will help redesign and elevate your remote workspace to create a comfortable environment, setting you up for success in the permanent home office era.
Pay attention to comfort
Spending a major chunk of your day working means comfort is a priority. Ensure that your office has good natural lighting and a room temperature you are comfortable with. Natural light and green scenery have been proven to boost both your mood and productivity. If you’ve ever needed an excuse to get more plants, this is it.
If you’ve been using the kitchen barstool as your chair, now is the time to reconsider. Making sure that you have an ergonomic workspace is key to reducing stress, increasing productivity and avoiding body aches from prolonged periods at your desk. Look for an ergonomic chair that is adjustable to ensure you are sitting properly.
Now may also be a great time to upgrade your desk. Consider an adjustable one that can be raised to create a standing desk to avoid being sedentary for prolonged periods.
Invest in the right tools
No home office is complete without great electronics. And, with the right device, you can easily move your office to another room or even outside. Try the LG gram 17” laptop, an ultra-lightweight, Intel Evo-certified piece of equipment designed to meet the heaviest demands of our data-rich, 24/7 connected world. An immersive 16:10 display and long-lasting battery life will take you through the day.