Working from home during the Covid pandemic over the past year has presented a wide variety of challenges—from coping with childcare during school closures to managing work-life balance (because sometimes, doesn't it feel like instead of working from home, we're all just living at work?).
As we embark on a new year, consider treating yourself to a shift in mindset and a work space spruce-up, all aimed at improving WFH comfort and productivity. Here, we've rounded up some instructional videos, shopping lists, and tips from the internet's biggest names in productivity to help get 2021 started off right.
See also: Productivity tips for remote working
1. Cambridge Doctor Ali Abdaal
Ali Abdaal, one of YouTube's biggest up-and-comers in the productivity space, splits his time between running his own educational businesses, studying, filming and editing videos. His productive desk space must-haves include:
- An electronically adjustable standing desk
- A curved ultra-wide 49" monitor (his is from LG)
Why the big monitor? "It's basically like having two 27" monitors side-by-side," he says. "It's great for multitasking because then I can do a triple-window setup."