Eight Things That Will Invariably Interrupt a Conference Call You Take From Home

Whether it's in your bedroom, home office or front porch, taking the work conference call from home is always fraught with aural peril. Here are just a few things that will very likely occur during your important call:
  1. The garbage collector
  2. A delivery from UPS/FedEx/USPS
  3. Someone with a lawnmower or leaf blower right outside your window
  4. Your cell phone will ring
  5. A weblink with sound you accidentally clicked on
  6. The dog
  7. Someone working in or on your home (roofer, cleaner, painter)
  8. Something in the kitchen (ice dispenser, blender, oven timer)