COVID-19 The state of working from home for WordPress

March 23, 2020, 10:51 p.m. (2 years, 8 months ago)

With many of us working from home were joining the collective of in-home workers that have been doing this for years. Join us as we discuss this new reality.

  1. A dedicated place to work in your home
  2. Buy headphones, get good ones
  3. Play a great playlist
  4. Stay focused
  5. Take breaks
  6. Use a Pomodoro timer Jason Cosper recommends Tomighty
  7. Go outside and see the sun
  8. Switch it up every once in a while and try a new
  9. Have a drawer to put your laptop in or in a backpack
  10. Don’t eat lunch at your desk
  11. Respect your own time
  12. Have multiple email apps, a work email app, and a personal email app.
  13. Don’t have a work slack on your phone.
  14. Time blocks




Tips from Steve

  • Regularly check-in
  • Communicating regularly
  • If you finish early didn’t just end your day.
  • If you are blocked, ask what you should do.


Tools for communicating


Communication Tips

  • Morning meeting on Zoom, BS at first part have social interactions (5-10 mins)
  • Done-Done meeting (What did you complete yesterday?)
  • Dealing with blockers
  • Teamwork – Prioritize tasks
  • Basecamp
  • Jira

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