Staying home vs. going in

I had an idea for a longer post about the upcoming struggle between companies and workers regarding work from home policies post-pandemic, but decided about four paragraphs in that the post wasn’t going anywhere particularly important or interesting. So instead, here’s a much simpler version.

Pros of working from home:

  • Can generally roll out of bed anytime I want, as long as my work laptop is powered on by 9am.
  • Don’t need to wear work-appropriate clothes (although I find it helps to do so anyway, just to get into the mindset).
  • Can get other things done while I’m on mute on conference calls, like doing laundry or starting a multiple-hour sous vide for dinner later on.
  • Quality time with the cats when they deign to grace me with their presence.

Pros of going into the office:

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