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Anyone else becoming less productive with continued WFH or struggling in some way with staying focused?

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Becoming? Been there since last year. Gotten better at managing it, but it's still not great

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Big time. Incredibly checked out.

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🙋‍♀️ that's me! Except to be honest I think it's more just wanting to not work while it's so nice out in the summer but looking out into my yard and seeing my dog doesn't make that any easier.

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Yes. They reopened our offices and, while I knew I was unhappy and unmotivated before, I have been shocked at how much it helps me to go into the office every day.

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Feels better to see other people working than just see out of the window. Its a new type of headspace

Will be super happy wfh when it’s -20 outside soon

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Nah

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Much more productive at home

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I’m about to pull the plug and go for a sabbatical, seeing myself increasingly unmotivated I don’t recognize myself anymore. with the delta variant news, its getting even worse

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Yes. Can’t even bring myself to wear a bra

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I’m concerned about delta too. And some coworkers are at the office today. No masks no capacity restrictions. Can’t bring myself to go in

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I was really productive when wfh started last year but all of a sudden, as of last month or so, I can't focus during the day. I think it might be how bright it is, seeing cars come and go, etc. So I've been logging in at night and knocking stuff out, i have no problem focusing when it's dark lol

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The last couple months of WFH have been difficult in terms of focus level for me. Guess you can call it “checking out.” Went into the office a couple times and was really productive, but seldom are folks going in to make it truly worth the commute

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More productive at home. All of my work is backend so I need long periods of focus. Commute and office distractions kill my energy and productivity

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Nawh, I feel I'm pretty focused here. I even been proactive on deliverables and timelines. It's been pretty good.

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Far less productive but it’s the new model so it is what it is. We need to mix it up otherwise the appeal will die out for those that aren’t embracing the WFH style.

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Totally 100%!

It’s the summer for me. We did this last year too, summer felt super unproductive for me and then it picked up again when things got busier

Yes but also more the project I’m on. When I’m busy I get stuff done when it’s not a procrastinate and do other stuff

I’m more productive than I’ve ever been tbh

Mixed responses, as I expected. For those who are in the struggle bus…what has helped? Wondering if I’m just experiencing some level of burn out.

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