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I avoid all the honey-dos she indoors would have me doing if I was home, working or otherwise
People who think "working from home" means you can interrupt your work day to do things that are not work-related are people you would not want working for you remotely.
Years ago (at a previous job where working from home was an option) we had interviewed a lady who suddenly got rather ecstatic at the idea of not having to pay for daycare services. We tried to explain that's not how it works. She didn't get the job.
Especially if you are not, or cannot be setup properly; or if in this case you have kids in the house at the same time.
No kids, no wife, no girlfriend. If I get interrupted, it's by phonecalls. And people who know me now understand that if they wouldn't call me during work hours about something if I was working at an office, then it should wait until after 5. Most are smart enough to understand that.
And the corollary, working from home does not mean working more than your usual number of hours; so no work in the evening or during the week-end.
Totally agreed. If I'm on a roll and I'm making great progress at something, then I'm not necessarily gonna stop just because of the clock...but I absolutely do not make a habit out of this.
Life choices my friend. I still remember some aunts of mine thinking I was being cute when I said at the age of 7 I was never going to get married. The older I get, the less incentive I feel I have to change that. And the more people give me reasons not to.
I don't mind working from home - I have the house to myself (except for the pugs, who sleep all day). I have worked from home several times, since I live in Florida and have worked (remote) in Iowa, Virginia, and a company about 40 miles away. I agree with the precept of dressing for work, and no non-work interruptions (no TV, Pandora playing, dedicated work-only laptop). Since the first of the year medical reasons make work from home almost mandatory.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, navigate a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects! - Lazarus Long
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