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How to Keep Your Sense of Purpose While Working Remotely

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Working Remotely In A Meaningful Way

  • Working at home sounded great to many and the prospect of having no commute was seen as a welcome change (which it is).
  • This initial euphoria has now turned into loneliness and missing of those we work with.
  • Long-term remote work can diminish our chance to find meaning in...

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Having a physical workplace facilitates interdependence, and promotes healthy professional relationships. There is a sense of belonging, collective focus and social interaction that helps people find purpose and meaning in their lives.

Without all the things people love at their jobs, plai...

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  1. Forging a connection in a particular space at home or at a cafe/library where one can work in peace.
  2. Create a ritual to differentiate your workspace and personal space. It can be just going to a different place for working, or even taking a short walk to set yourself up for ‘work m...

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  1. Set aside a quick morning check-in which is preferably audio-only to catch up with everyone.
  2. Ensure that the employees feel connected and at ease.
  3. Build a trust relationship with the remote workers so that they feel part of a team, and cared for.

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