Monktoberfest: Telecommuting and the Importance of Face-to-Face Time

This post was originally published on the ServiceRocket blog. Included here is the lead and a link to full post.

One of the beautiful things about the Internet and collaborative technologies is the ease with which it empowers people to work from anywhere in the world. It is stress-reducing to think about working from home to avoid a brutal urban commute. It is glamorous to think about working from a distant, beach-side bungalow and changing our lifestyle completely. Dare to dream. But working remotely is not without perils. The phrase, “out-of-sight, out-of-mind” comes to mind.