With millions of Americans working from home, it’s no surprise you’re considering doing the same. After all, you’d cut back on your overhead expenses, and your commute would be just a few steps from your bedroom to your home office.
But not everyone’s cut out for working from home. Here are the questions you should ask yourself to see if it’s right for you.
Am I Easily Distracted?
If you do whatever you can to avoid settling in to work at the office, you’ll find even more ways to distract yourself at home. Laundry, television, the refrigerator…all are Sirens’ calls for the easily distracted.
Do I Need to Work Around People?
If you get your energy from working with others, you might feel alienated working on your own at home. Some people simply need that sense of community that an office fosters.