If you have a home office you know how hard it is to get things done there. Sure there’s not much of a commute, but you have family distractions that can make an hour commute seem like a vacation. Ya, you know what I’m talking about.
Out of sight, out of mind is a big advantage of going to the office. But there are disadvantages as well, like overhead and drop-ins. At home, you may still have the drop-ins, but they may not be from clients. Your family members pose a difficult challenge and their interruptions are almost never about work and can completely derail your progress and thoughts.
While many of these home interruptions are not possible to avoid, here’s a list of five essentials that will help you get the most from your home office (and mitigate the hurt feelings too)
For those of you with home offices, what boundaries have you set? So you start your day with a list of things you “get to do” that day? Share in the comment below so we can all learn from your best practices.
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