Work From Home Like a Boss! (Working Remotely)
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Work From Home Like a Boss! (Working Remotely)

Learn how to work from your home, efficiently and professionally, without getting overwhelmed and losing your mind.
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3 students enrolled
Created by Ron Stauffer
Last updated 5/2020
English
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Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Time management
  • Better communication
  • Setting boundaries
  • Staying connected
  • Using technology responsibly
  • Mental fitness
  • Stress management
  • Physical fitness
  • Working remotely
  • Prioritizing tasks
  • Staying organized
  • Preventing email from taking over your life
Requirements
  • Have a job that requires (or allows) you to work from home
Description

Working from home can sound fun or easy. But oftentimes, it isn't! Working from home can be really hard! It's easy to get overwhelmed, distracted, and interrupted, and it can quickly become something you hate if you don't have the tools and mindset to stay organized, focused, and connected. This course is taught by a guy who works from home in a house with five kids. It will cover topics such as:

  • Setting boundaries for your employers or clients

  • Working from home with a house full of kids (I have five of them myself!)

  • Managing your time so you don't get overwhelmed

  • Looking professional during videoconference calls

These topics will help you feel confident that you're putting your best foot forward while working from home. By the end of the course, you will:

  • Have a plan for the perfect home office

  • Have a list of equipment, hardware, and apps

  • Have a written morning routine

  • Have a written weekly schedule

  • Rules and setting boundaries for self and others

  • Plan for staying physically fit

  • Plan for staying mentally fit

  • Be prepared for unique challenges of WFH

Who this course is for:
  • Remote employees
  • People who work from home
  • Solopreneurs
  • Freelancers
  • Small business owners
  • Digital nomads
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 02:34:05
+ Getting Started
6 lectures 18:32

Learn about Ron Stauffer, the course creator and instructor.

Preview 03:00

Learn what to expect when taking this course, the topics covered, and the skills you'll gain.

Preview 01:09

Many managers, bosses, and clients are skeptical of working with someone who doesn't come into the office. Find out why and what to do about it.

Stigma & Distrust
03:35

The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed everything... and that change will likely last for a very long time.

Preview 01:22

Working from home is much, much harder than it sounds! Find out why, and ways to cope.

It’s Harder Than it Sounds
03:15

There are some unique challenges you'll encounter when working from home. How are you going to succeed despite the challenges?

Unique Challenges of Working From Home
06:11
+ Creating Your Workspace
3 lectures 21:06

You need to decide what area(s) in your home you will claim as your workspace, and this has to be easily identified by yourself and others.

Stake A Claim
05:38

Once you've decided where your workspace is going to be, how can you make sure everybody in your house knows when you are and aren't working?

Mark Your Territory
05:26

It's important to have the right gear, tools and equipment when working from home.

Equip Yourself
10:02
Use the attached PDF to help you make decisions needed to set up your home office.
Create Your Workspace
1 question
+ Creating Your Schedule
4 lectures 26:52

Your morning routine is one of the most important parts of your day. Have you planned yours well?

Your Morning Routine
07:11

Your schedule should be organized, intentional, and sustainable.

A Sustainable Schedule
06:06

A few tips and tricks on time management for people who work from home.

Basic Time Management
07:13

Learn two time management tricks Ron has discovered through years of working from home.

Chunking & Blocking Your Time
06:22
Use the attached PDF to help you create a sustainable schedule.
Create Your Schedule
1 question
+ Rules & Boundaries
5 lectures 21:53
Drawing A Line Between Work and Home
04:27
Guarding Property & Time
05:28
Your Company Culture
04:29
Nights, Weekends, and Break Time
03:56
Use the attached PDF to help you make decisions needed to determine what rules and boundaries you should set for yourself and others.
Set Boundaries
1 question
+ Being Professional At Home
3 lectures 26:23
Have Better Meetings
06:36

Keeping your office clean keeps your mind sharp and makes you look professional!

Clean Your Office
08:25

A basic overview of technology and digital tools frequently used while working from home.

An Overview of Technology and Digital Tools
11:22
+ Physical Fitness
3 lectures 09:39

Working out and staying physically fit is a crucial component of working from home.

Make Working Out A Priority
03:17

If you sit in the same chair for too long, you can become a victim of your own immobility.

Preview 03:05

There are two ways to take a walk: the first involves working while you're walking, and the second involves NOT working while you're walking.

Two Types of Walks
03:17
+ Mental Fitness
5 lectures 19:45

Getting out of the house will do wonders for your sanity.

Get Out of the House
05:37

Do you have a "third place" where you can go when you're not working at home?

Third Places & Socializing
04:47

Wearing the right clothes literally makes you a better worker. It's science!

Enclothed Cognition
03:16

Depression is real, and it hurts. Don't pretend you're okay if you really aren't.

The D Word: Depression
03:17

Pets are a great help for your mental fitness! If you don't have one, get one!

Family & Pets
02:48
+ Making It Fun
3 lectures 09:55

How do you stay inspired when you're stuck at home, working alone?

Staying Inspired
03:12

Find a hobby if you can that has nothing to do with your industry.

Get A Hobby
02:48

It's important to have fun while working from home! Embrace and enjoy the freedom!

Final Thoughts—Have Fun!
03:55