If you worry about employee productivity while working from home, then work on your own personal and professional development as a manager and a leader so you build enough confidence in yourself that you can lead with trust.
Hire motivated people with unique strengths and then find ways how to develop their strengths to the point of mastery. You turn everyone’s strengths into results.
Not all interruptions are created equal. Many of them can slow down your progress on a given task but can provide vital information for long-term success and, more importantly, make you feel valued. They create a feeling that you belong.
With solid critical thinking, you won’t be at the mercy of those trying to take advantage of you. You won’t accept what you hear or read blindly. You will have your life under your control.
To build a genuinely meritocratic system, it is not enough to claim the value of meritocracy. You need to design processes and policies in a way that limits the opportunity for biases and prejudices to come into play, and that often means relying more on algorithms, transparency, and accountability and less on managerial discretion.
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