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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 6. Professionalism in the Home Office

You Can Fool Some of the People Some of the Time

There's an old adage about “fooling” people. And the fact is that sometimes you can make your home office appear as professional and competitive as a large corporation. With professionally printed letterhead, a good phone system, proper business cards, a website, and so on, you can seem to the outside world as if you are actually working in a high and mighty corner office—when in fact you are operating from your dining room table.

For telecommuters, obviously people in your on-site office are going to know precisely where you are—at home! However, sometimes even telecommuters may want to seem to clients or potential clients on the other end of a phone ...

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