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20 Work From Home Quotes to Motivate You

Nov 06, 2020

Dear Future, Im Ready... written on desert roadWhile working from home can have its perksno commute, a comfortable working space and flexible hours the truth is, there are unique struggles that come with remote work. Feeling isolated and burnt out are common complaints from remote workers. 

If you could use some inspiration, take a few minutes to read these 20 work from home quotes. They can lift your spirits and even motivate you. You may also learn some helpful work from home tips that will leave you more feeling productive and less stressed! And, if there's a quote you find particularly helpful, why not share it with your team to start your next meeting on a positive note?

Helpful and motivational work from home quotes

  1.  "Staying home can be very lonely. ... Try and remain calm. Listen to music, play a funny movie in the background--in the early years of launching my own coaching practice, old episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000, literally saved my life and allowed my business to thrive. But, do whatever it takes to create a warm environment." – Carlota Zimmerman, Career Success Strategies
  2. "Don't work from bed. You want your bed to be a place of peace and calm, not work stress." – Liz Grossman Kitoyi, co-Founder and CEO of Baobab Consulting
  3. "Establish a pre-work routine and an after-work routine. Working in the same place where you wake up, eat, and sleep can make anyone go crazy without proper boundaries in place." – Marissa Owens, Opportunity Business Loan
  4. “Trust in your employees is essential for remote work success. It also forms the underlying foundation of a great virtual culture.” – Larry English, Author
  5. “Leading remotely makes the complex role of leading even more complex. It takes new skills to get better results.” — Kevin Eikenberry, Author
  6. “Remember that we choose to follow leaders based on the way the leaders make us feel. Therefore we’re more likely to follow people who make us feel strong, powerful, valued, etc. Remote associates are no different. You just have to concentrate on ensuring that your remote people feel included, supported and part of a team.” — Steve Coats, Owner and Managing Partner of International Leadership Associates
  7. "People today really value workplace flexibility and remote work because it allows them to focus their energies on work and life as opposed to commuting or other complications due to geography.” – Richard Branson, Founder and Chairman of Virgin Group
  8. "Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." – Albert Einstein
  9. “In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.” –Mark Sanborn, Author & Keynote speaker
  10. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” —Stephen Covey, Author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  11. "Technology now allows people to connect anytime, anywhere, to anyone in the world, from almost any device. This is dramatically changing the way people work, facilitating 24/7 collaboration with colleagues who are dispersed across time zones, countries, and continents. " — Michael Dell, CEO of Dell
  12. "Even when I worked in an office, I would often bring work home with me. When I started working remotely, it was just a recipe for disaster. Over time, I've found two things to be very important. This is a bit cliche and everybody says this but it's really true: Rest is very important. And time off is very important." – Gonçalo Silva, CTO of Doist
  13. "Working from home is great for a lot of people because they get to spend more time with their family, their kids, and their pets." – Brian Peters, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Shopify
  14. "One of the secret benefits of using remote workers is that the work itself becomes the yardstick to judge someone's performance." — Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp
  15. “In the right roles and with the right people, flex does offer tremendous productivity improvement. It gives people time to process properly, and it gets them out of the office in terms of being bogged down in day-to-day admin. So there is more thought leadership that comes to the table, and that’s where your creativity and innovation come in.” — Osman Khan, Co-founder and CEO of Paddle 8
  16. "The whole conversation is about how remote work is different, instead of being about the amazing tools we have at our disposal that remote teams and non-remote teams are able to use at any time. We have this opportunity to have a lot more freedom in our environment compared to when we had to be in an office, or even in school, 40 hours per week." — Hiten Shah, CEO of FYI
  17. "Do you want to access talent everywhere, or just in specific markets? If the answer is everywhere, you need to be at least open to the possibility of remote work — it opens doors to attracting and retaining talent around the world, literally and figuratively." — Katie Burke, Chief People Officer at HubSpot
  18. "Remote work is this incredible invitation to really get good at building inclusive cultures where there's a wide variety of types of people, and to build a culture where everyone feels included and everyone is experiencing ongoing growth and development on a regular basis. That's the challenge, and it's not an easy one. But the business isn't easy." Shane Metcalf,  Chief Culture Officer at 15Five
  19. “To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.” — John C. Maxwell, Leadership Speaker

And to end on a lighthearted note, here's a funny work from home quote I love 

"I love working from home! I get along with everyone in the office, I can show up in my pajamas, and I'm always Employee of the Month!" – Unknown

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