'The great thing about working from home is that you are in control and you can create the ideal environment for your own temperament and circumstances.' Are you one of the millions of people who have already discovered the rewards of working from home? Or one of those thinking about taking the plunge and wondering what challenges you will face? If so, this book could change your life. Whether you are planning to run your own business or work from home for someone else, whether you spend your day at a computer or out in your workshop, this down-toearth, friendly guide is packed with practical information and tips: *Discover whether you and your work are suited to working from home *Find out how to negotiate homeworking with your employer *Beat procrastination and use your time effectively *Maintain a professional image even if you work from the kitchen table *Overcome isolation and deal confidently with any crisis *Separate work from home and gain support from your family and friends Get the most out of homeworking by sharing the experiences of the author and a diverse range of homeworkers, from designers and B&B owners to salesmen and builders. Explore their solutions to common challenges and save time, effort and money by not making the mistakes they made.