Does working from home make staying productive any easier?
Most people believe that staying productive is easier when working from home, away from the distractions and interruptions of the office. When I was researching my book I discovered that BT have found their employees are about 20% more productive working at home.
Periods of working at home interspersed with visits to clients and working elsewhere is perhaps the most effective way to work, as you can take advantage of the comparative peace at home, knowing your time there is limited.
But for those of us who work from home most or all of the time, there are all kinds of distractions that might prevent us staying productive, from children and pets to the washing up and the television.
Mary Cummings is a mother of two who works from home as a blogger, writer and editor, and has shared her tips for staying productive within the windows of time available to her.
Read what Mary has to say on productivity versus the perils of working from home on The Small Business Blog.