Home-based small business owners have alot of distractions. To get work done seventy-eight percent (78%) say they have a place “to hide” to avoid distractions. Where to they hide? The most common places are their bedroom (45%), the yard (16%), basement (15%), or the garage(12%). Work often leads to arguments between partners. The top two reasons couples argue: work cluttering all over the house(32%), and the inability to separate personal life from professional life(30%). Other temptations while working at home include:
Internet browsing 39%
Family interuptions 16%
Sleeping In 12%
This survey was conducted by Wakefield Research for Carbonite, Inc., a provider of cloud backup services, earlier this year.