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Might 21, 2020 5 min checked out Viewpoints revealed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This short article represents the 3rd action in the R.E.M.O.T.E. acronym I developed to help you thrive while working from another location . I produced these actions from my years leading Navy SEALs in submarines, where we would be”quarantined”for as long as 50 days. The essential behind not simply thriving however enduring for extended periods of time in seclusion is producing structure so you can keep your focus. If you boil it all down, your focus

determines your instructions, and if you permit your focus to wander, so will your work. The 3rd action, which represents the “M”of R.E.M.O.T.E., is Manage. Prior to I go into the specifics of Manage, here’s a quick”sea story” to assist you comprehend the essence of the action. Just before we started Hellweek (six days of virtually no sleep), our SEAL training class was told to clean up the instructor’s office. As we started cleaning, there sitting front and center on the first desk closest to the entryway was a big three-ring note pad with a large typeface title: CLASS 181 HELLWEEK SCHEDULE. 2 curious classmates photocopied the entire schedule and brought the copy back to their room to study it. What do you believe occurred the minute they started reading all the things the instructors had planned for our next six days of ongoing training? They ended up being overwhelmed with the information. It was so overbearing for them, they stopped prior to they even began Hellweek.

When our brains are provided excessive details, specifically if it is information associated with

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Quarters, Part 2: Engagement Methods The other important aspect to Handle during uncertainty is expectations both for you and your teammates who are working from another location. Here’s the most essential structure to bear in mind when it comes to assisting others be efficient throughout unpredictability: Security– > Structure– > Service.

Manage Expectations

Step 1: Safety. When working remotely with others, know that the very first thing on their minds is their (and those in quarantine with them) safety. Address their safety requires first. This serves three critical proposes: initially, it shows you appreciate them; 2nd, it helps them understand their true safety requires from their “desires”; and third, it helps offer viewpoint.

Step 2: Structure. When a teammate’s security needs are fulfilled, then you have a structure on which to develop a routine of structure that will help them shift their focus from their “selfish” requirements (i.e. safety) to the “selfless” act of serving others. Structure is the bridge that allows a transition from an inward focus to forward progress. (You can use these posts as your structure for creating structure for your colleagues.)

Action 3: Service. As soon as we have the ability to move our focus from our own personal safety to serving others, we can be more practical to our teammates, customers, co-workers and the neighborhoods in which we live. When we are serving, we are selfless, and we will discover more value by helping others while also fending off the satanic forces of

Situational anxiety throughout times like these is real and can be minimized if you stay vigilant at creating Regimens, Engaging with others and Managing interruptions and expectations. Remember we are social animals by nature and we thrive on human connection. Producing structures that allow human connection while keeping our concentrate on the job at hand will keep everybody moving forward together. And when this occurs we can overcome any mountain.

Next up is Action # 4 of R.E.M.O.T.E. called Chance. Until then stay safe, be well and keep thriving!

Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.