Strategies: Is Home Business Your Dream or Nightmare?

Strategies: Is Home Business Your Dream or Nightmare?

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

 

(USA Today) – Is running a small business from your home a longtime dream? Or is combining your work with personal life your worst nightmare?

For 14 years, I enjoyed running my consulting business from home. I could get up, go straight to work, wear what I wanted, and loved my “one-room commute.”

When my business outgrew my home, I left with some regret. But I now thrive on the creativity and interaction of working with others.

Before you decide where to base your business, recognize the dreamy benefits and nightmarish drawbacks of working from home.

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