Working from home: the good, the bad, and the myths

Woman working from home

If you have, do, or are planning to work at home, you know that it’s quite a lifestyle change from working at an office. It comes with its own set of benefits, challenges, and cultural stereotypes.

We’ve collected three articles that will make you nod sagely, laugh uproariously, and hopefully give you an idea or two about how to approach your life of working form home.


The pessimist’s guide to working from home

If you only read 3:

1. Learn to accept that nobody will ever believe you’re actually working.

3. Become desperate for human contact.

5. Make a daily schedule. And ignore it.


False realities of being self employed

False reality #1: You’re your own boss

False reality #2: You have a flexible schedule

False reality #3: You can be passionate about your work.

The good news? You can make these all reality.


Why working from home is both awesome and horrible

This is from The Oatmeal. You have to see it to laugh.

The basic idea is that the good and the bad are really two sides of the same coin, so it’s really up to you which way it goes.


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