In today’s world, the internet makes it possible for most people to work – virtually – everywhere and sometimes it’s hard to stay focused when you’re not in an office. There is actually a psychology behind an office-like workspace and its relation to the employees work habits and behavior. Entrepeneur.com has an interesting article about the Six Best Practices for Those Who Work From Home. In this article, Jaqueline Whitmore explains how something as simple as setting working hours while working from home can benefit our productivity and increase our family time – that sometimes takes a hit when regular work-from-home-ers work more than the expected.
For those in the service industry, there isn’t really an easy way (or possible way) to work from home. The thought of not having a commute, not needing an extensive “work wardrobe”, not having Big Brother over your shoulder all day is a very glamorous idea. Unfortunately, working from home is not for everyone. Especially those who have a hard time trying to stay focused while balancing their home life.