You might have noticed that more and more people are beginning to sign in using the Internet rather than heading into the business’s premises each morning. After all, telecommuting enables businesses to save on the costs of maintaining office space, while their personnel can relax in the comfort of their own homes. However, telecommuting also has its downsides.

According to the Memphis Business Journal, excessive telecommuting is problematic because it reduces the amount face-to-face communication. Although telecommuters can still communicate face-to-face using Skype and similar tools, such tools are much less effective than the simple measure of meeting in person.

Communicating face-to-face is important because it is an easier medium to get important information across. It’s harder to let your attention wander in a face-to-face meeting than it is online, and you can better see and more accurately interpret body language than you can with video services like Skype. B Furthermore, it helps to build a sense of cohesiveness and loyalty in the team, and helps to prevent unnecessary conflict caused by miscommunication.

Of course, finding affordable but still usable office space can be difficult. Your best chances of securing the right accommodations lies in real estate services such as those provided through Morris Southeast Group. B We’d be happy to help you find the office space to suit your business.


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