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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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4. Focus Your Day

Regardless of the goal setting or time management system you use when telecommuting, you should begin each day knowing:

  • What your priorities are (and why they're critical).

  • What you need to accomplish (be certain you can quantify, measure, or otherwise clearly define this).

  • What your game plan is for achieving the needed results (this includes both the “how” and “when” components of your daily action plan).

  • What the rewards are for accomplishing your goals for the day (the immediate payoffs to you personally and professionally).

Your daily priorities are based on your job focus (Tip 3) and are the “call to action” for your day. For example, your priorities may relate to things like closing sales, completing articles, or designing ...

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