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Separation Anxiety

Maintain the balance in your life by keeping your family and business apart.

This story appears in the January 1997 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

The idea of running a home business is enticing. There's the 30-second commute to your desk, the casual dress code, and the freedom to choose your break time.

Yet there's also the challenge of being in two places at once. Experts and home entrepreneurs suggest that separating the two environments can help you avoid a constant tug of war between home and office. The following ideas may help improve efficiency and reduce stress in both your home and home office.

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