Uncertainty is uncomfortable for everyone. Whether it’s political turmoil or a reorganisation at your firm, those who are concerned about their future are likely to be distracted and worried. What should you do? How can you keep people focused while also helping them cope with the feelings that change and ambiguity bring up?
If you sense your employees are concerned about the future of the country, your organization, or their jobs, don’t carry on with business as usual. “These experiences are very real and can’t be ignored, denied, or repressed,” says Fernandez.