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6 Work-From-Home Myths You Should Stop Believing Now

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. Working From Home Hurts Productivity

The most common fear I hear about remote work is that employees just won’t get any work done.

  • Work-from-home employees’ productivity went up 13%.
  • The company earned about $2,000 more profit per remote employee.

2. Home Has Too Many Distractions

Worried you won’t be able to concentrate on work if you’re not in the office? Have you ever… been in an office?

3. Remote Work Is Totally Solitary

Some extroverts cringe at the idea of working from home, because they thrive on the energy of an office full of coworkers. But I know lots (er, at least two) of extroverts who love working from home.

4. You Have to Have a Home Office

You might look around your 500-square-foot apartment and wonder where you’d even work from home. I’d say: Anywhere!

5. Online Workers Are Distracted by the Internet All day

If you have to be online for work throughout the day, will you linger on those Twitter threads a little longer? Watch a few more bread-baking videos on Instagram? Snag a couple of wardrobe recommendations from Pinterest?

People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs, career coaches, remote workers