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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

7 Ways You Can Be Productive When Working From Home

During the Fall and Winter months, working from the comfort of your own home sounds like heaven. Think about all of the things you would avoid, like rush hour, the freezing elements and even having to worry about getting dressed. If you don't plan properly, working from home can end up being a challenge. If you thought you had many distractions in a traditional office, think about all of the distractions you can have at home. If want to get the most out of working from home and avoid the frustrations that can come with it, I've come up with a list of tips that will help you stay more productive in your home office.

1.Find a Great Work Space in Your Home.

There are numerous distractions at home such as TV shows, noisy children (and fur babies), and the list goes on and on. Find yourself a space at home that is exclusive yours for work. Doing so will increase your productivity and shut out all of those home distractions. Also, add your own personal flair to make that space your space. Another tip for having a productive workspace is to stream music from your favorite service. There are many channels on YouTube designed specifically to provide music to those working or studying. Using a pair of noise cancelling headphones will help keep your mind on your work tasks.