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How can I stay motivated when working from home?


My company is rolling out a new flexible working policy and it partly requires people in my department (back office support for a bank) to work at home two days a week. While I like the idea of getting up later and avoiding the commute, I have always found it difficult to get motivated at home and have been very unproductive when working from home in the past. I’m worried that this new policy is going to have a negative affect on my output and career. What can I do to improve my focus and concentration at home, and show my boss that I’m an asset in this new working environment?