If you are a permanent employee of a company and draw a handsome pay packet every month the company then considers you and your service very important to their success and you become one of the key players in the organization. In that case you are required to be committed towards your company and follow the rules and regulations of the organization. You need to reach office on time so that your seniors do not get a single opportunity to doubt your responsibility or commitment.
But if you are are working from home and want to draw as much amount as a full timer gets every month then you need to be more committed towards your work and you have to set up your work space in that way so that In no way your work gets hampered. Because home based work completely follow the no work no pay rule. You need to be more careful because there are lots of elements which can distract you from your work while you are working from home. Your ability to handle these distractions will play the major role behind your success or failure.
Following are the tips which people who are working or planning to start working from their home. These tips will help them from getting distracted while working.
People specially those who are a bit creative like web or graphic or infographics designers or writers tend to be lazy and unorganized. But if you are a designer and work from home, you need to be organized. Keep your desktop clear so that you can find any file or folder quickly once required. Keep track of every detail such as receivables and invoices, new leads, important document. Maintain a sheet where you can list every update. These methods will prevent you from wasting your time in searching for the documents when it is necessary.
The biggest drawback if you are working from your home is that most of your friends and relatives do not give importance to your work. They tend to think that as you are working from home you are available at anytime they want and start disturbing you to do things for them. You cannot hurt them in spite of realizing that you are getting distracted from your work and commitments.
One thing that you can do to avoid such problem is that you can work at night from 10 pm to 6 am. This is the time when nobody will visit you, call you or ask you to help them in their daily chores. As everybody will be asleep at this time you can concentrate more and work peacefully. This will also allow you to help your friends and family in their daily jobs and you can also spend some quality time with them. But you also need adequate sleep to maintain good health. Otherwise you may fall sick.
You need to be more disciplined if you are planning to work from home. Otherwise you may fail your deadline and lose your potential clients. You should set up your workstation in such a place at your home where there is no TV, DVD, music Systems or Games which can distract you from your work. To avoid such distraction you can work at night when you will get no mails, call, or do not feel watching televisions or listening to music.
You need to have the right attitude towards working from home. Select those types of works only which can help you to earn a descent amount of money as well as your attention. Unless and until you feel interested to the job you will not be able to provide full concentration on it.
You can generate an activity chart containing columns and rows which you can run on daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis. List all your online jobs such as web or graphic designing, article or blog writing and others at the top column. Make a yearly calendar starting from the 1st January to the last day of the year on the rows running from top to downwards. Also mention the days of the week in the rows. Enlist all the online activities you have completed successfully at the in each box created at the junction of each row and column at the end of every working day.
With these types of wok plan, it is expected that you will definitely begin to experience successful work from home activities. These details might help you to avoid small yet common mistakes done by many designers working from home and help you to taste the success in the field of graphic designer.
About the Author:
The above article is written by RP who is an associate writer from Infographic Design Company. She is an expertise writer for writing articles related to graphic Design, designing Reviews and anything that is related to this niche.