Home office on a budget

Home office on a budget

Zagreb (Croatia) Freelancers Online Meetup: Remote Work
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Dražen Lučanin

April 01, 2020
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  1. Home office on a budget Dražen Lučanin @metakermit https://punkrockdev.com/ Zagreb

    Freelancers – 1.4.2020.
  2. #WFH • So, your company told you to Work From

    Home? • Or you started freelancing for remote clients from home? • Woohoo!
  3. Day 1

  4. Day 5

  5. The weekend

  6. Let's debug this!

  7. What’s your posture like? • Neck • Back • Legs

    • Arms • Wrists
  8. How can we fix this? • On a budget •

    Splurge a bit!
  9. Avoid the sofa! free

  10. Chair height • Your desk – a fixed point •

    So raise your chair! • use cushions • buy an office chair • Forearms parallel to the desk • Knees level with your hips 9,90 kn 399 kn
  11. Screen height • Now on to that neck… • Raise

    the screen • Old books • Laptop stand • Top of the screen level with your eyes free 525 kn
  12. Chair back support • If you got the office chair,

    keep its back support in free mode • Recline in your chair occasionally! • It’s good to use your abs a bit
  13. Move! Move! Move!

  14. Budget summary budget splurge Chair cushion office chair Screen old

    books laptop stand Total 10-30 kn 924 kn
  15. Much better!

  16. Bonus level

  17. • Keeps your body active • Difficult to work all

    day on it • Combine with an office chair Pilates ball as a chair 120 kn
  18. Larger screen Well worth the investment!

  19. Natural wrist position

  20. MOVE! MOVE! MOVE!

  21. App recommendations • Time Out • Flux • RescueTime •

    Toggl / Harvest • Recordit • Todoist
  22. Resources • Home Working Ergonomics – “How To” Keep Comfy

    • Purchase equipment • What? https://thewirecutter.com/ • Where? • https://www.nabava.net/ • https://geizhals.at/ • https://www.amazon.de/ • Office setups • Basecamp • Wes Bos • https://www.reddit.com/r/homeoffice/
  23. Summary • MOVE! MOVE! MOVE! – really most important thing!

    • Use books & pillows to get yourself comfy • Sit at a table / desk rather than a sofa • Raise your laptop and use a separate mouse & keyboard • Your health is worth investing in. Stay safe!
  24. Thanks! • Slides on https://metakermit.com/talks • Questions? • Your own

    tips & tricks?