By Mike Figliuolo, Managing Director, thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Tips for Working from Home

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

Working from home has many benefits but if you don’t manage it well, it can be a disaster. Learn top tips and techniques for maintaining productivity and balance in your life.

Working from home has become a way of life. But without the right environment, practices, and behaviors, your performance could suffer. The course will help you set yourself up to work from home successfully. The course covers how to create your own workspace and set effective boundaries, build routines that drive productivity, how to minimize distractions, and how to keep your work and your home life separate. The value of this course to participants and the organization are improved productivity and efficiency along with better work-life balance because of clear boundaries.

Objectives How to Carve Out a Space How to Define and Maintain Boundaries How to Set a Routine How to Reduce and Avoid Distractions How to Get Out of Your Office How to Leave Work at Work

Who is it for The target audience for this course is anyone who works from home or wants to work from home.

Related Skills

Course overview - 6

  • Carve Out a Space

  • Define and Maintain Boundaries

  • Set a Routine

  • Reduce and Avoid Distractions

  • Get Out of Your Office

  • Leave Work at Work

Meet your instructor

Mike Figliuolo
Mike FigliuoloManaging Director, thoughtLEADERS, LLC
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm. He is an internationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (, Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (, and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved ( Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at