If you work at home, you may have just been caught red-handed: Business Week reports on a new survey finding that, while on the clock:
- 43% of telecommuters watch TV or a movie
- 35% do chores around the house
- 28% make dinner
- 26% take naps
- 24% have a drink
- 20% play video games
Why? Because there are just as many distractions for office workers, who frequently surf the web, take long lunches, and chat with co-workers. "The fact that you do it in an office while wearing a tie doesn't mean it more closely resembles real work than watching last night's Colbert at noon," he points out.