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The Ultimate Guide to Working from Home

Once you start working from home, you’ll notice people won’t like how you answer questions about what you do.

Here’s how a conversation might go:

Question: “Oh, so do you have an office?”
Ramit: “No, I work from home”

(The result will be a 90%-95% “Scorn Score” — in other words, 9/10 people will say “Oh…” or “Ah…how is that?” followed by a semi-frown. They’ll think you’re a loser.)

We know you’re not a loser. You’re a business owner, dammit!

Here’s how you can tweak your answer to impress:

Question: “Oh, so do you have an office?”
Ramit Answer: “No, I work from a home office.”

Result: The Scorn Score will immediately plummet to 50%. Common answer: “Wow, I wish I could do that.”

One word changes everything.

Now, if you’ve ever wondered about working from a home office, how do you actually do it? How do you stay motivated? Which tools work best?

Don’t worry. GrowthLab has you covered.


If you’ve ever wanted to say goodbye to gray cubicle dividers and lukewarm coffee from the breakroom, this guide can help you.

We’ll cover:

  • The skills you need to work from home — no matter what field you’re in (Covered in Part 2)
  • The exact tools IWT uses to run a multimillion-dollar business with dozens of employees in 23 states and 6 countries (Covered in Part 3)
  • How to negotiate “working from home” as a benefit if you’re in a full-time job (Covered in Part 4)
  • The most popular work-from-home jobs, their average pay, and how you can command even higher rates (Covered in Part 4)
  • The Pay Certainty test to go from no idea to profitable freelancer (Covered in Part 5)
  • The 6 ways to make money online and which one might be best for you (Covered in Part 6)

It doesn’t matter if you want to be an employee on payroll, a freelancer, or a business owner. If the traditional definition of “successful professional” doesn’t excite you, this guide is for you.

It’s 100% free. All you need to do is click the button below to start reading.

Check out my Ultimate Guide to Working From Home →

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