September 13, 2020

Getting work done during a pandemic

Focusing on a task that requires concentration, getting work done, seems harder and harder. I need space (mental, physical, etc) to concentrate.

I have a really hard time getting stuff done while stuck at home, no proper desk, surrounded by noise, grocery delivery, other “creatures”1, and all kinds of distractions.

I know my perfectionism is behind this. The need for the perfect setup, the perfect moment, the perfect silence, the perfect workspace, etc.

I struggle, and lose the battle most of the time.

This is one of the reasons I wish I had an office to go to. Funny enough, when we were all at the office I had to escape home to get stuff done. Now I wish I could escape home to get stuff done at work.

Should we work from home? Is home the right place for this? What are we giving up for this convenience?

  1. partners and pets all fit this category↩︎

September 13, 2020


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