I love working from home, but sometimes I have to deal with the distractions that come with it.
For instance, today is a beautiful fall day. I would love nothing better than to go out with my son and kick the ball around. Fortunately (or unfortunately) I have meetings scheduled most of the day and I can’t really act on these distractions and leave the home office.
I knew I would have trouble in the area of distractions so I designed my office in such a way that it is hard to act on the distractions. I have a door to my office that allows me to shut off most interruptions. I also chose a room with no windows so I am not drawn away from my computer screen.
What do you do to stay focused? Do you rely on physical tricks like me, or are you adept at the mental side? Add you thoughts in the comments section below to share your ideas and observations.
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My office is in the basement. . .it is cold in the winter, hot in the summer. . .there’s even a bees nest in here somewhere. My cable (internet/phone) is about as reliable as the “pull and pray method”. . .How do I maintain focus throughout the day? Comfy chair!
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