Working during the summer can be rough. Friends are posting pictures of their awesome vacations while you are stuck in the office. Productivity can plummet and motivation can be non-existent.
“I just wanna be outside!” you internally scream as you stare out the window.
While I can’t grant you more vacation time, I did round up some advice on how to make it through the rest of the season a little easier:
Kivi recently shared 6 Ways to Stay Motivated in the Summer and Still Get Work Done.
- Top Tip: Go In Earlier, and LEAVE EARLIER
- Top Tip: Use Your Lunch Breaks Differently
Emma Wolfe tells you How to Stay Motivated at Work This Summer.
- Top Tip: Set a Summer Goal
Will Schmidt gives us 11 Ways to Make the Most of the Summer Slump.
- Top Tip: Clean Up Your Email Lists
If you are a manager, here are some tips on keeping employee productivity up this time of year:
Learn how to rally in How Nonprofits Can Keep Employees Motivated Until Year-End.
- Top Tip: Be Involved, Stay Involved
Scott Fish also has ideas on How to Keep Employees Motivated During Summer.
- Top Tip: Schedule Flexibility
You can also try these Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout as a Nonprofit Manager.
- Top Tip: Encourage Vacation
BONUS: If you aren’t taking vacation time like you should, be sure to also read Cutting the Workaholic Martyr Crap Starts with You.
How do you make it through the summer? Share your thoughts with us below!