CHAPTER 2

What Mix of WFH and Office Time Is Right for You?

by Robert C. Pozen and Alexandra Samuel

Many of us have things to love about working from home, like flexibility, the ability to focus, and no commute. But there is a lot to love about the office, too: social interaction, the joys of collaboration, and, of course, that endless pot of coffee.

Many companies intend to give us the best of both worlds by allowing employees to split their time between home and the workplace. But it will only give you the best of both worlds if you figure out how to combine home and office time in a way that maximizes your productivity and personal well-being. That means figuring out which days to spend at home, which to spend at the office, and, just as crucial, ...

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