The purpose of going on vacation for us knowledge workers is to revigorate our brains, and for that we need to let our brain turn off thinking of work, of our goals and tasks, our meetings, the expectations that other might have on us, and more.
We all have our own procedures for preparing for our time off. Now with so much of our work conducted through Microsoft 365, we need to consider how to configure the apps, with the objective of coming back revigorated and having a stable work situation without too many surprises and emergencies.
Taking some time, maybe 15 minutes are enough, to reflect, plan and configure your apps in Microsoft 365 is a well paid investment.
It might be difficult to know how the apps are designed to be used for going on vacation, and here are some advice on what you can do to manage your digital workplace for your vacation.
Here is a free guide that we have put together on how to “How to mindfully disconnect from work before going on vacation – with the apps of Microsoft 365”.