Monthly Archive: May 2018

Trust and How to Build It in a Virtual Workplace

Workspace is evolving. In the past, we rely too much on a physical building. We tended to believe that running a business can only be done from a physical office. It does not matter where you have your office, whether a tower, a house or even a condo. Yes, a condo. It is not uncommon to see people who run their business from their condo. We often see people purchasing a condo from Prestige Condo and use the unit as their office.

However, today’s businesses are different. Instead of running a business only from a physical office, there is a better alternative: a vritual workspace. A virtual workplace can greatly reduce business cost. At the very least, you don’t have to rent or purchase a building and pay the maintenance fee. Your business can still run even when your employees are scattered throughout the world. However, building trust among your employees and make them work as a team is completely different than hiring them to work for you. Why should they trust someone they never meet?

Even though it sounds logical for them, you have no time to delay building this trust. Your business will start to crumble if your employees can’t trust each other and work together as a team. The good news is, as long as you apply the following practices, it is not impossible to build trust in a virtual workplace.