How Co-Working Can Benefit Entrepreneurs and Solo Lawyers

There’s a rising interest in start-ups these days. With larger corporations downsizing and many small businesses thriving, solo entrepreneurs and law practitioners are becoming bolder. Many have found a way to maximize flexibility and productivity at the same time: the co-working space.

What is Co-Working
Nowadays, pretty much all you need to start your own business is a profitable idea and a solid Internet connection. As a result, more entrepreneurs are tapping into the potential of co-working spaces.

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Study: Telecommuting Can Actually Benefit Work Performance

Last year, a study by a business professor from the University of Illinois attempted to link telecommuting to good performance and employee behavior. Here’s what they found out:

Employers are Generally Wary of Telecommuting
Telecommuting has been around for quite a while and many people have long been debating its impact on the workplace. However, Marissa Mayer’s surprising decision in 2013 to ban telecommuting at Internet services giant Yahoo! that brought the debate to the fore once more.

Professor Ravi S. Gajendran, lead author of said study, remarked that a lot of employers tend to assume the worst when it comes to working remotely. Many seem to think that it’s not good for performance.

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