We have set ourselves a challenge, we’ve decided to clear out and update our study.
As the ‘other half’ prepares to part-retire a clutter free home office is required.
I have dreams of a white desk and bookcases, the desk across the window looking out onto the garden. The husband isn’t bothered he just wants somewhere clear to work and a shelf to store his files.
Working from home can be a luxury but it has it’s challenges, not just choosing a nice desk and testing comfy office chairs, there are pro’s and con’s:
There is no dress code – but would you feel productive in your pyjamas.
Can you be motivated and disciplined enough to start work – especially with a distraction like a sunny day.
No commute or travel stress – but no colleagues to discuss the days tasks with.
No boss interfering – I’m sure I’d think nothing of popping my head in and requesting his help with something.
Music while you work – but could it drive the rest of your family mad.
Set hours – would you be tempted to work later.
These are the things I’ve thought of but here’s a fun video which can highlight issues better than me:
I know I’m too social to permanently work from home so it’s not for me although I am looking forward to a clutter free space for my laptop, a cup of coffee and the radio. But one thing’s for sure, the view from our home office can’t compete with my work one…