The most important thing is doing something you believe in. You shouldn’t start a startup for the sake of it, you shouldn’t join a startup for the sake of it … There is so much more to it—the happiness, the culture.
When starting a company, you just can’t replace what happens when people are in the same room. Creating a company is all about vision and pushing that vision forward, day in and day out. These things don’t translate as well over email, chat clients, or even phone calls.
Shane Mac on why telecommuting could hurt your startup, despite its rise.