I know that when working from home I have to have some planned direction or I will not get anything done. My focus has a tendency to ramble.
I can be reading the morning RSS feeds and very easily get distracted with some post. "Oh, I always wanted to know more about that." Or; "That looks easy, let me try it." Hours are lost.
I think the article from GigaOM below should be of interest. I am thinking about taking the seven thoughts below and building them into a planning sheet for each day I am at home, or even at McDonald's.
Follow the link and read on.
7 Discipline-builders for Remote Workers