Some businesses run better when people work together in the same space. If your business is one of them, and you are bringing people back to the office, it will be just as much of a challenge as it was to send everyone home in 2020. You’re bound to make some mistakes. Here are five big ones to avoid:
1. Assume people didn’t want to return to the office.
I’ve worked at home, exclusively, for 13 years but having my oldest do online school has had me missing a nice office where no one asks me about clean laundry. Some people are grateful to be back in the office.
If you assume that everyone is miserable and constantly apologize for returning to the office, you’ll get people focused on the downside. Just be straightforward: We work best when we’re together, and I’m so happy to have everyone back in the office!
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