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Carol Roth on Staying Productive While Working Virtually

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on Carol Roth on Staying Productive While Working Virtually

Do you know what I’m getting done these days?

Nothing.

Or as little as I can get away with, even though I am used to working virtually and have been doing it for more than nine years.

So, you could say I am posting this video interview with Carol because I need to watch it.

More clearly, I need to actually DO what she recommends.

The productivity expert (me) has been extremely unproductive. #Fail

Generally, I am all about to-do lists and calendaring activities. In the middle of this COVID-19 crisis and business unusual, I am having trouble caring.

Maybe you are, too?

Anyway, Carol and I share some solid suggestions, including keeping to your same routine, scheduling meetings and tasks on your calendar, staying away from news and social media during the workday, etc.

We both stressed the idea of putting treats or rewards on your calendar as well so you don’t start hating your calendar (and stop using it).

Maybe watching this again will help me kick my own butt.

 

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Catherine Morgan is the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs transition to corporate jobs they love. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant who was employed by three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to career transition, small business, productivity, and mental health. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.