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60-Second Commute: A Guide to Your 24/7 Home Office Life, The by Ph.D. Kathy Levinson,, Erica Orloff

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Chapter 1. Next Stop—Home

Every day, 60 million (yes, million) people are getting out of bed, walking in their bathrobe with a cup of coffee to a desk somewhere in their home or apartment, and working from home. They have a 60-second commute. One minute. No subway, no obnoxious guy or gal in the next cubicle, just freedom. In the era of faxes and e-mail, it has become a new American dream. Is it a passing fad? Not according to builders who predict that in the next 5 years, almost all new homes will have dedicated home offices sketched into the blueprints. There's a buzz out there, and it's making its way across the country—work from home, pursue what you love, and take hold of your own life. Want to join them but not sure if you're ready? Here's ...

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