Even if you have a dedicated corner for your office in your home, the distraction will be there in many forms, and things will not turn out to be as planned. It will only turn out to be worse for you in the case of live meetings through mediums like Skype, Hangouts, etc. Your reputation is at stake, and it will continue to be at stake. So, be careful, very careful!
Let us remind you that avoiding distractions will not be an easy task and it is possible you might engage yourself entirely in such activities, and your work will be disturbed.
2. Choosing a dedicated area for your office in home
Picking the best spot in your home that gives you an isolated and quiet part to prevent distraction is difficult. If you have a small house, you might even consider the kitchen to be your place of business. Although it is not a bad choice if you live alone, remember that when your clients wish to meet you at your office, will be forced to make an additional expense by looking for a virtual office and carry out the meeting accordingly. Remember that it is not a smart choice to invite your client to your kitchen for a meeting.
3. Mixing your personal and professional life
It is a fact that a freelancer of any person operating a business from home often makes a mistake of mixing their professional and personal lives. This is an issue, and it will continue to be one till the time you do not keep the two separately.
Unfortunately, you’re the only one to be blamed if things to not go as planned in your professional hall personal life if you have a business that is being operated from your home.
4. You’ll be at work full time
Full time, for employees, would mean limited hours at work but, in your case, you’ll be at work all the time. When someone knows that you’re operating from home, he will not worry about your working hours and will give you a task whenever they feel like. This means that your opportunity of being on holiday will be limited.