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How proximity affects workplace relationships

In an era where more and more workers are telecommuting for part of the week, if not entirely, the importance of physical proximity is often overlooked. In this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture, given at Stanford University, Ori Brafman, author of “Click: The Magic of Instant Connections,”  reveals how distance affects the building of relationships, both personal and professional. Besides data points from studies, he also hosts an interactive demonstration of the effects of proximity – and the benefits they can have.

http://ecorner.stanford.edu/swf/player-ec.swf

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  1. [...] How proximity affects workplace relationships – Today’s startups are often heavy on telecommuting and remote workers, but Ori Brafman, author of “Click: The Magic of Instant Connections,” discusses how important being in close proximity to each other is in building trust and a feeling of collaboration. [...]