“New year, new me,” or so the saying goes. We all know real life is a little more complex than that, but the start of a new calendar year does provide a chance to reflect. And maybe, just maybe, we can do certain things a little better next year.
Remote work can be lonely and isolating, and it’s not unusual to face challenges when it comes to staying on track and maintaining a high level of productivity. From someone who’s been doing this for quite a while, these tips should to help you stay happy, productive and sane while working from home.
Emergency Battery Storage
Once you’ve chosen all the batteries you need for your emergency preparedness kit, the next important consideration is how you store them. Like most emergency supplies, they will last longer if they are kept in a cool, dry place away from moisture and extremes of temperature.
The best option for most batteries is to keep them in their original packaging, inside zipper bags. This will prevent loose batteries from coming into contact with each other, and also make selecting the correct battery quick and easy when the time comes. Mark the date of purchase on each package so you know how old the batteries are, and never store fresh batteries together with partially used batteries.
The world we live in is very different from that of our distant ancestors. Most of us never face the need to hunt and gather food, build a shelter or evade predators. Instead, we learn the skills we need to survive in the modern world, like how to use a computer, file our taxes and improve our credit scores.
According to the National Coffee Association’s recent report, the coffee shop market is worth over $45 billion dollars, with more than 35,000 coffee shops in the United States alone. This growth can be attributed to various factors such as an increase in demand for specialty drinks and the growing popularity of “third wave” coffee culture.
Work ethic has everything to do with your own convictions. The importance a person places on the moral benefit of doing a job well strongly influences work ethic. Understanding that doing your best shouldn’t be based on the reward for completing a task but on a sense of accomplishment will go a long way toward maintaining a good work ethic.