6 Reasons You Shouldn't Work From Home

Home Is Where the Paycheck Is

Working from home seems like a dream job: no commute, no boss following you around and no need to dress up in uncomfortable clothing.  But can you be productive sitting in your pajamas and watching television while you "work"? And if you own your own business, does it pay to stay at home and work or rent office space to be more productive? And are all of the costs associated with running a home office worth it? MainStreet asked small-business owners to weigh in on why working from home isn't always the best tactic for a successful career. Photo Credit: D H Wright