I work from home a lot, because the company I work for is a fairly virtual organization and almost has to be because we have clients all over Southern California. It’s definately not for everyone. I’m live alone, so I have to force myself to go out and see the real world sometimes, but a lot of people have family and i.e. potential distractions.
One of the things to remember is just because you work from home, that’s not a license to have the flexibility to leave at any minute of the day. You still have to sit down and concentrate on work.
A List Apart has a list of great tips submitted by readers about working from home.