While lockdown restrictions are easing, the threat of COVID-19 is not quite over and the transition from remote work into the workplace can be the cause of extreme stress. During this uncertainty, conversations about productivity and performance can be difficult but are necessary.
It is clear that being forced into remote working or high-pressure frontline work environments has been challenging for leaders who have traditionally relied on extrinsic, carrot-or-stick motivators to keep their employees productive.
But employees who are fuelled by intrinsic motivation are more likely to thrive in an unsupervised and uncertain environment. The leaders who have been willing to embrace a different approach and use this time to cultivate freedom and trust will reap the returns long-term.
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