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Strongly prefer working in-person (I’m a people person) but potentially have a great too-good-to-turn-down opportunity that would be fully remote. Advice on how to make WFH better?

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I had a desk in the living room of my house that 1. Would distract me from concentrating on my work (tv, couch, etc.) 2. When I wasn’t working and relaxing, I found myself “just checking on a few things” that might dragging out to an hour. Solution: turn one of my spare bedrooms into a dedicated home office (fortunate enough to be on another level as well) w pictures, some furniture, and new coat of paint. I also showered and got dressed like going to work. Wasn’t anything like putting on a pair of slacks and shirt but still wearing some reasonable clothing. This might not be as applicable to you due to housing arrangements or finances, but at least carve out a dedicated workspace that is removed from as little distractions as possible and create a routine similar to one in which you would commute.

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