Working from home sounds like an absolute dream – no need to get dressed for work, no need to negotiate the morning commute, and no need to bother with co-workers. The trouble is, working from home might not be quite as easy as you might imagine – there are distractions literally everywhere.
When you work from home, the washing-up becomes an exciting alternative to that project you’re desperately trying to ignore, a morning of ironing becomes the perfect antidote to a morning of checking emails, and even daytime television seems to have a certain appeal.
And to make things even worse, you don’t have the watchful eyes of co-workers to keep you in check and off all those sites and social media accounts that help keep you from your work.
So if you’re looking to work from home, here’s how to ditch the distractions and work more effectively…