Working from home sounds like a dream come true, but keeping on task is sometimes a challenge. Read on to find my most useful tips and tricks for getting work done.

Working from home is no longer for “working moms” or for young, hip people (not that older people are not “hip”!). Instead, the average telecommuter is 49 years old and belongs to a company of more than 100 people. According to one estimate, there were 3.2 million workers in 2012 who worked from home, and that number is on the rise. Those who work from home tend to devote longer hours to work, but they are also more productive. Most employees really enjoy having the option. In fact, 84% of the companies on the coveted Forbes List of the “Best Companies to Work For” offered telecommuting as a benefit option.

While all of this sounds great, if you have ever worked from home, you know that keeping yourself on task can be a challenge. If you have children or a spouse, or even a dog, those distractions can be difficult to avoid. However, if you take control of your tasks, you can get your work done quickly and efficiently so you can get back to doing the things you love. Read More>>>