" " Working from home may sound like a dream come true, but in reality it's is far more complicated. On the surface, working from home sounds like a dream come true. Does the giant flat-screen TV a few feet to your left pose an irresistible threat to your productivity? Does that awesome snack selection pose an irresistible threat to your body mass index? If you can strike the right work-life balance, working can home can indeed be a dream come true.