Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve expanded our workplace skills, assumptions and habits.
But after the initial excitement of these new ways of working, deep fears are emerging.
Fear of failure weighs heavily on many leaders tasked with managing new workplace expectations.
When we fear failure, we retreat to the known and leaders are falling back to familiar ways of operating and becoming less empathic to what others want.
Founder of HSM Advisory, Prof. Lynda Gratton’s latest column for MIT Sloan Management Review highlights a way forward using the 4-step process of redesigning work.