How well do you know your team? No, really.
Updated: Dec 10, 2020
58 percent of people say they trust strangers more than their own boss – Harvard Business Review.
In mid-March, 2020, the nature of work-life changed forever, and in pandemic proportions. To be honest and as we are learning in these times, the trends we are experiencing are not new, they are merely accelerated. We were moving towards more flexibility in the workplace. We were beginning to work remotely. We were hiring the ‘whole’ person. Servant leadership was not new. Our Millennials and Gen Zs were clear they had little time for a life that didn’t meet their immediate needs. Gold watches were a thing of the past. ‘Living your best life’ had replaced KPIs, and bucket lists were being pursued well before the onset of grey hair.
Given the new norm and demands on blended personal and professional lives, productivity, and happiness, how-well-do-you-know-your staff has moved beyond a nice-to-have and towards a necessity.
Whether you manage one special snowflake or a large team, answer our Q10 pop-quiz to find out where you sit today in the currency of employee awareness. 3-2-1 – GO!
Pretty much (3 points)
Sort of (2 points)
No idea (1 point)
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