10. Dont be afraid to speak up
"Many leading companies are creating cultures that support their employees in their quest to have fulfilling professional and personal lives," Fraone said. If yours doesnt yet , she said, why not try to start some movement? "Proposing a trial period that allows for an evaluation of working from home a flexible schedule is always a good idea," Fraone said. "If it's not going well, then the employee will understand the arrangement cannot continue. Educate yourself as to what the benefits to flexible schedules are and make your proposal proactive and business focused and not just about what's best for you."