Working from home or office?

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  1. leena

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    Just wondering if you guys work from home or from office(with staff) ?

    If you work from office then i would like to know how do u manage your staff and what kinda salaries you pay :)
     
  2. asap1

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    I work from home, or should i say my moms home lol

    Laugh at my pain :D
     
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  3. DaQuark

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    I work from home - have a small room here with an office desk. so it almost feels like an office to me ;-)
     
  4. Liaata

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    I work from home but I want to get an office soon.
    It's hard fore me to focus completly on work while I am at home.
    Also having an office makes a more professional impression
     
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    Cudn't agree anymore..........btw i work from the comfort of my home :)

    Also shudn't this belong to the lounge?
     
  6. ttmschine

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    I work from home, I did get an office but when you take into account the travelling time, especially since I had to drop the kids at school at 8-50am and pick them up at 3-30pm, it meant I was losing an hour to an hour and a half each day just travelling.

    That adds up to 5 - 7.5 hours per week, or 20 hours - 30 hours per month - that's a lot of dead time.
     
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    Work From Office, managing my 19 People Staff. 2 Managers to manage them. But My best Part is My Office is 3 Streets away from Home. Salaries I can not disclose. But Yes, If you want to work Real, You should work from office. Even a very Small Office with no Employee . Just you Only.
     
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    It's a trade-off between the time you loose by travelling, and the benefits of working from an office (focus, and social). Look into places like Techhub http://www.techhub.com where you'll be surrounded by like minded people, you never know who you'll meet and what new opportunities will crop up.
     
  9. umerjutt00

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    From home but really thinking about getting a office. One get lazy and easily distracted from working at home.
     
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    I've used both methods in the past and I don't think working at home necessarily means less efficient working. It's all about HOW you manage your home office and time efficiency really..

    Currently I rent a small office for those clients that just like to meet on "my ground" and I also do a lot of traveling, meeting up with clients on their turf. I also work from home quite often and for that I have a nice mid-size office room that is only used for work. This way I'm in that business mindset as soon as I enter "the office" (whichever office that may be!)
     
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    I work from office with 20 employees.

    Both working from office as well as working from home, Equaly have both + and - .... :D
     
  12. platinumcent

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    Currently working from but trying to raise money to get into office. Before motivating my employees to leave their homes on time and come to work early, I myself have to do the same.
     
  13. tony_d

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    I work neither from home nor an office most of the time.

    I instead have what is effectively a large 'bachelor pad' ~800 meters from home, setup so that I'm very damn comfortable there. I don't go there to get work done - I go there to get in the right head-space, to have the thoughts and insights that I need in order to profit :)

    Employees are now mostly remote workers, and we have a once-yearly get together, generally towards the end of the year.
    Salaries are market, plus about 10-15% in most cases, plus arbitrary bonuses if and when I feel like it.
     
  14. nocturnalsense

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    i like work from home :D
     
  15. Vertical Budget

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    Currently from home. Have prospects ahead!
     
  16. anilpendu

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    I work from home as well. It doesn't feel like work if the atmosphere is right :cool:
     
  18. jharr53301

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    I work from home and my office. I no longer have employees and will soon be closing my office and working from home full time. I had 2 employees for about 6 years and it was nothing but a headache! I constantly had to reprimand the older lady, since I'm so young, she had an issue with my authority. I know I could have fired her but its not easy finding people to do my line of work where I live. However, I did wind up laying her off and the other employee had already left a year or two prior after she finished school. So I have been doing everything myself now for the last 1.5 years and my life has changed so much and is almost 100% stress free! Not to mention that's about $60,000 in my bank account from not having to pay staff! If I could avoid having employees I would do so at all cost unless you are making a TON of money and can hire someone to manage them for you! Even then, I would seriously have to consider it. I'm sure everyone's experience will not be as bad as mine, but that is my experience.
     
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    I work from home, and I get distracted very easily. So I was thinking to go to my friends office :p :)
     
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