Before you ever decide to telecommute, you’ll probably first ask yourself, ‘is working from home productive?’ As someone who works from home, I can tell you firsthand that the answer for most people is “yes…and no.”

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Not having to get dressed in business attire and drive up to an hour to get to the office is certainly a time saver and you also cut out lost productivity from talking to coworkers. On the other hand, it’s also a lot easier to get distracted by pets, family members, errands, TV, house cleaning, food and more. Personally, I waste all kinds of time while working from home, but it ends up getting made up by the end of the day since I spend about 12 hours a day in front of a computer.

While this infographic can give you a good idea of how productive the average person is while working from home, the tips at the bottom are probably the most useful information here for those who are considering telecommuting.

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