Since the COVID-19 outbreak is at peak and most of countries are experiencing a period of lockdown, offices/workplaces are shut down. Most people are working from home. It is common to experience sadness, panic, anxiety and arguments with those you are locked down.
Management is the process of setting and reaching objectives in an efficient manner. Management is the art of getting things done. Having effective management skills includes time management, being organised, using resources effectively.
You might be feeling that your work is getting hampered due to your inability to manage effectively. Here are few helpful tips for effective management that shall be practiced:
Work is worship and should not be considered as a burden. Put all your heart into your work. Your work is not only fetching you money but also keeping you occupied enough leaving you with lesser time to panic.
Working from home could be a real stressor as house might not provide you with work environment that you need. Don’t sit depressed due to this rather try changing the area where you work or try to be away from television. Your dining table or even your balcony can be your temporary office.
If you feel your team mates are not co-operating, talk to them. If you feel your subordinates are not reporting on time talk to them. If your manager/ supervisor is putting too much pressure on you talk to him/her. Don’t assume things effective communication will always bring clarity and will make things smooth for you and others.
Don’t keep delaying your work just because it’s not due immediately. Procrastination is common especially when you are in your comfort zone but don’t let it affect t your work and productivity.
If you find it difficult to achieve targets or accomplish a goal, you may divide it into various small sub-goals. Sub goals won’t only help you to achieve your target but also assist you in keeping a check on your progress.
- Be patient with your family members
Your aged granny or even parents might not be able to provide you personal space and keep interfering but don’t burst at them. All they want is your wellness.
REMEMBER! You are not the only one who is overwhelmed with the situation. Your co-workers might also be going through a lot. Keep check on each other and support each other not just about work updates.
Stay inside, stay safe!
Is your inability to manage effectively impacting your work and family