Will Working From Home Hinder Your Productivity and Hurt Your Image?

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By Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing

If you're thinking about freelancing or starting your own business, you need to consider which type of work setting is best for your situation. Can you afford to lease a space? If so, should you or would it be a better idea to work from home and redirect your money elsewhere? If you do work from home, will you actually be productive or will you wind up running errands and watching TV all day?

Dr. Kristin Cardinale, author of "The 9-to-5 Cure: Work on Your Own Terms and Reinvent Your Life," says there are two key questions to ask yourself when evaluating these issues.