Are you more productive from an office or from your own home? This has been an ongoing debate for some time. Still, there’s something to be said about working from your home.
According to a recent study published in the Harvard Business Review, people who work from home are more productive than people who work from an office as long as they work the same office schedule. Although this may seem hard to believe, many employees consider the office environment a constant distraction. The silence and privacy that your home provides can be a great asset when it comes to increasing your productivity.
Many freelancers state that working from home provides them the freedom to create and shape their workspace to their own needs. This is fantastic when you consider that now, more than ever, businesses and companies value the creativity of their employees. Increasingly, consistent creativity is being prized over many other qualities.
The first step to creating your own home office is to think like a mouse and find the quietest corner you can. When working, try to get away from small distractions: children, TV, your dog, the fridge…the list goes on. Once you find the right place, all you need to do is to follow the tips we offer you today. Ready to be productive?