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How to balance your home and your business under the same roof

By Romanus Wolter

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Many people dream about being able to work at home. They imaginerolling out of bed and starting work as they sip a latte. They feelthat without the commute, water cooler conversations and officepolitics, they'll be more focused and, consequently, moreefficient. However, being in charge of your own schedule holds thepotential for some unforeseen drawbacks that can affect your stresslevel. You may find it difficult to motivate and organize yourselfwithout the pressure of accountability and having to report to aboss for certain tasks.

When you work from home, you don't have a schedule imposedon you, so you are individually responsible for managing your time.To organize yourself and your office so you have a better chance ofbeing productive and keeping your stress level low, try thefollowing tips:

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