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Description:  When Melissa Thompson began developing her online counseling business, TalkSession, in February, she worked out of a Manhattan apartment. “After three days, we referred to it as purgatory,” she says. “The lines became so blurred between living and working, productivity was affected. I woke up on weekends and my walls were all covered in Post-it Notes. It’s not good because you’re already thinking about your business all the time and you need a break.”

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Dec 06, 2012

Link:  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-06/alternatives-to-running-your-business-from-home#r=hpt-ls

Questions for Discussions: 

  • Why is it important for some people to work in a location other than where they live?
  • What benefits are derived by having an office where one can meet clients instead of public locations such as hotel lobbies?

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