7 Things You Need To Know About Working From Home

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Though the glittery and vastly appealing idea of being your own boss, setting your own hours and running the show has merit - and definite benefits - it also requires a lot of work, self-discipline and comes with a few drawbacks as well. Get a complete picture before you launch your home business so you can deal with the problems and enjoy the benefits of working from home. (Your work environment can make or break your career as an entrepreneur. Check out Creating A Home Business Work Space.)

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