Question of the Week

How do you prepare for days away from the office to stay productive?

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With subzero temperatures taking the Midwest by storm, courthouses and many private businesses shut their doors this week, report the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune. The American Bar Association even made the decision to keep its Chicago headquarters closed.

Safety is a priority in an arctic blast. But when you’re stuck at home instead of at the office, staying on task can be a challenge. Days off for emergency weather can be more stressful than relaxing, especially when a mountain of paperwork is piling up.

This week, we’d like to ask: How do you prepare for days away from the office to stay productive? What do you do to maintain your focus when you have to work from home? What tips do you have to stay on top of your work?

Answer in the comments or on social media. You can answer via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Read the answers to last week’s question: How do you manage your screen time?

Featured answer:

Posted by Kelsey Gooden: “Once I started getting the iPhone alerts about screen time, I became VERY alarmed! I don’t have Facebook or Instagram, or Snapchat…none of that junk and my screen time was still above average, it said. I looked at the breakdown and I was spending a lot of time on Fantasy Football and on the news. Obviously, I opted to keep the news, but immediately deleted my Fantasy Football app…needless to say, I came in last in my league but it did drastically reduce my screen time.”

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