I love being self-employed. And I love working from my home office. But I sometimes worry I’ll miss out on the full brainstorming experience, or develop creative complacency, or maybe even lose tolerance of people around me. I combat this by regularly working in coffee shops, where the ambience of people everywhere keeps me inspired. And look at this community announcement board—it’s sure cure for any creative block.
Other people must think about this too. Here are a few articles that discuss working alone.