Working from home, a survival guide

Being a freelancer means working from home, in between stints at coffee shops or the odd brief occupation of a client’s office. For many who’ve never tried it, working from home sounds like a breeze—a dream, even. Imagine: tapping away on a laptop in your comfiest clothes or blasting your favourite tunes with abandon or taking guilt-free extended breaks at your leisure. Of course, as you know, fellow freelancer, working from home has its pitfalls. Toronto writer Jowita Bydlowksa has researched and written a great piece for on working from home, including hard-earned nuggets of wisdom from Canadian freelancers and her own handy tips on keeping sane in your home office. Here are just a few:

The article has much, much more. Read it in full here.

Do you love or hate working from home? Have any tips of your own? We’d like to hear ’em.

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 8:24 pm by editor · · Tagged with: , ,

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  1. Written by Don G.
    on January 11, 2012 at 1:31 pm
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    For some reason the link to the full article is broken. Here it is again:

    • Written by editor
      on January 11, 2012 at 2:57 pm
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      Thanks, Don! I just fixed it in the post.

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