That is the issue. Sometimes a hobby can be converted into a Hobby-Business which might eventually turn into a real business. I was wondering about this. In my work place we have peak times and down times. Op has not clairifed if employees started job with perk or have used this pattern throughout woeking. Stop spending money on gadgets, meals out and other discretionary expenses. I thought I wanted solitude, but it turns out I did not, even if it does mean I have to hold in my farts all day.
There are as many reasons to work at home as there are people looking to design a home-based career. Maybe you just had a baby and don't want to leave him in childcare.
I mostly like it due to the flexibility and fact that I don't have to commute, which saves me thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours a year. I work from home in a legit job with a real paycheck and benefits! I can't even stand to go in my office now when I am not working. I used to use my iMac up there to edit photos and now once I leave that room I just don't go back until I work again.
And you're right, you never totally unplug. I am thankful to be able to work from home no gas costs, don't have to pay for childcare, I don't have to wear pants but it's not for everyone. I live in a city with really bad traffic and it was taking me close to 90 minutes to get home on a bad day. Sure I hardly go into my study when I'm not working. But I am so happy to give up the drive 3 days a week. I also work from home, and not having to wear pants is basically 1 on my list of why I love my job.
We do have window units but they aren't quite as awesome as central. We also don't have heating in our upstairs so I will be embracing space heaters once the snow starts falling. What makes me laugh about the MLM ladies is that they go on "vacations" but they spend the whole time still "working from their phones".
I used to run from my house as fast as I could as soon as 5pm hit! It does help to leave the house when you finish for the day. If I work from home it tends to be on a Friday when I'd meet my husband after work for a drink so I'll either walk to the station and meet him there and go to a pub nearby, or get on a train and meet somewhere halfway between his work and our home.
I'm a Realtor and I resell clothing and accessories online for fun and a little profit, so I work both from home. It can be really tempting to let it all take over and never unplug, but it's just as tempting to look at your couch and your remote and promise yourself you'll work "later.
I have a work-office I go to that's about 7 miles from home. I normally go to that but I also have a docking station at home for my work laptop that let's ut use my monitors. It's nice that my boss let's me stay home when the kid is sick or when I have contractors in the house for something, but having a small room to go into for work helps. The gas savings can be nice, as is the ability to mow the lawn or do laundry during the day if things are slow. It makes such a difference in my productivity.
You just have to create a dedicated workspace just like any other legitimate work from home job. Working from home rocks!!! For some it's relaxing bc you're already comfy and in a family atmosphere but it doesn't work for everyone bc you have to be disciplined. But with an mlm it doesn't work except for the people at the top bc most people in mlms don't really want to work.
They want easy money. However after sinking in those thousands of dollars, they start pulling ridiculous hours, and really do work very hard to try to bail out this sinking ship, rather than cutting their losses and swimming away in a life preserver.
Point is that it starts off as a hobby that should bring in a few bucks, and quickly turns into something else. Yes I totally agree! No disrespect to those who do and I understand reasons or circumstances that may require it but damn if I don't enjoy coming home and not have that stress on me. I have seen people with healthy work life balance who do work from home.
They tend to have a separate office room where they do their work. All work stuff lives in the office and never leaves it. I work from home every now and then but you can guarantee I usually do it the day after a big staff party when nobody is getting anything done. If I actually want to get work done I need to be in the office or I'll just piss about all day.
Or if I have to get a plumber in or wait for a big delivery. It's nice working from home every now and then as I get an extra hour n bed and don't have to commute, but I'd get crazy bored if I did it all the time. I like getting to work from home sometimes, and I appreciate the flexibility to do so as needed, like if I'm not feeling well, or I have a doctor's appointment in the middle of the day, there's bad weather making the commute miserable or dangerous blizzard, extreme cold, that sorta thing or I need to be home for a delivery or repair, plus I can get some laundry done at a time when way fewer people are using the machines.
That said, working from home is not so important that I'm gonna pick a job based on being able to stay home. If it's a tie between two jobs I really like and one gives me more flexibility than the other, the flexibility might be a tie breaker, but I also care about things like whether the job is, you know, what I actually want to be doing, and whether it has legit opportunities for growth.
Pay is also important. And to be honest, as much as I sometimes hate getting up at 6AM, I like the structure and routine that working in an office provides, working a full-time job from home takes a lot of discipline! Plus, my boyfriend works from home full-time these days, and I always fine it awkward when I'm working from home with someone else, so that alone might make me appreciate going into the office regularly.
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