Stop Trying to Look Productive.
Which employee is more productive: The one lying on the sofa staring at the ceiling, or the one sitting at their desk staring at their computer?
First, a little backstory. After 8 years of working onsite as an art director for various design agencies, I recently moved across the Atlantic to Stockholm, but have maintained a spot on the Dynamo roster as a remote art director. I now do exactly the same thing I did before, all without ever setting foot in the Dynamo studio.
I’m now two months into this new arrangement, and it seems as though the combo of freedom and responsibility is teaching me a few things about myself and how I work best. And with remote working becoming more and more of a viable solution for businesses and employees alike, these new habits I’m forming may soon be regarded as pretty darn normal for any style of workplace in the very near future…