How to work from home (according to Churchill, Einstein and Napoleon) – The Spectator USA


No one expected the latest surge to happen in the way it has, but now that we’re here, what can we learn about home-working from those who have already done it? The latter element was copied from Napoleon, though Balzac also channeled the Two Ronnies — he worked at a desk lit by four candles. Mind you, the opposite problem can also arise: Isaac Newton sometimes concentrated so hard on his work that he forgot about his dinner and the cat ate it.

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