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By Christy Schutz
I recently saw an article on Huffington Post by Grant Cardone warning of the “Work-From-Home Comfort Zone”. According to Cardone, the accessibility telecommuters have to too many comforts in their home office environments can be dangerous and negatively affect their “quality of life, marriage, kids… not to mention the overall success of your business.”
I think there is some truth in Cardone’s assessments. Someone who does not approach their telecommuting role with some discipline and structure may succumb to the many distractions our home environments can offer (especially since we are not under the watchful eye of our managers and colleagues). So, I got to thinking, is there a specific personality type that is more successful working from home?
Some argue the benefits of introvert vs. extrovert; rational, analytical thinker vs. free-thinking creative emotional types, and the list goes on. I happen to know a broad spectrum of people with a host of different personality types that are making the remote workplace scenario work out just fine. (more…)