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WFH Is The New Normal So Understand What You Need And What Works And What Does Not Work

My Own Personal Best Practices Guide For Remote Work And Streaming Communication

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Hello! welcome to the 2020 update #6 of Mayo615’s French Odyssey and how to transform Big Ideas into Big Realities. I work from home. WFH is the new acronym. I am going to share what I have learned as best practices for me. You may use my experience as a guide and tweak it for your own situation. First, you need a location away from where you sleep. It needs to be a quiet place. If you are using video it needs to be without backlighting from room lighting or windows. I also use 2 LED desk lamps to light my face. This video is with my LED lighting. Get up and get dressed for “work.” It’s a state of mind. I set goals to accomplish each day. If you can, a home office is ideal. I use a wired Internet connection. The other options are a library or bodega with good Wi-Fi. Keep in mind the need for quiet.  You may need a higher performance laptop or desktop for a reliable video connection. Close all unneeded apps while on video. If the Wi-Fi fails know how to “tether” your laptop to your smartphone’s data but beware as mobile data can be expensive. Try to have the best broadband you can afford. Ear buds with a mike have too much noise and would be my last choice. Wired headphones with a mike are preferred. Do not use Bluetooth. If at home, a quality condenser boom mike with headphones or speakers is best. “Work From Home” is going to be even bigger after coronavirus, so take it seriously now. | There is an Entrepreneur Resources Playlist on this channel, and remember the 437 posts on my blog mayo615.com. We look forward to your comments and questions. We will respond to all comments and questions and may feature comments in our update videos. If you like what you see here, recommend us to others and click here to SUBSCRIBE NOW!

Post Author: David Mayes

Founder, Mayo615 Technology Partners Ltd., UBC adjunct faculty, Intel alumnus, technology assessment, international business, cleantech, fly fisherman, native Californian and citizen of France, who has been very fortunate to have traveled, lived and worked all over the globe. My wonderful wife, Isabelle has reintroduced me to my French Provençal heritage.

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