A long lockdown can be a continuing struggle for your employees. Here’s how to support them.
Lockdown is a marathon, not a sprint. This means that, as lockdown continues, some of your people may start feeling more fatigued and worn down by the constant daily stresses or worries about an uncertain future. Some people might be struggling but pretending everything’s fine, in order not to appear “weak”- especially if they’re worrying about redundancy.
Others might be coping brilliantly, rising to the challenges and even finding more purpose and energy as they attack the crisis. These seemingly bulletproof people may lose strength further on down the line, however.
So here are six ways to manage your people’s mindsets: