Ensuring Success with Important Work-at- Home Skills and Behaviors
IN THIS CHAPTER
Deciding on your goals and priorities
Managing your time, routines, and productivity
Working as your own IT person
Overcoming distractions and isolation
Remaining positive and motivated
Setting expectations and boundaries
Working from home requires a different set of skills and behaviors than working in an office — everything from setting up your home office (see Chapter 1) to troubleshooting technology to making your schedule and creating personal and professional boundaries to protect your home life and your work life.
If you’ve always worked in an office surrounded by other people, working from home is a major shift in terms of staying productive and engaged and getting things done. Whether you realize it or not, those people who may have distracted you with their long-winded stories at ...