Entering into week 18 of lock down seems unbelievable.
I feel that lock down means so many different things to us all now.
What does it mean to you?
It feels as though the emphasis is now on us the employers, to get our workforce back to the office, which depending on the size of your team is easier for some than others.
How do you feel about this?
Many have already returned to work and it is business as usual, some of us plough on working remotely because maybe we have child care commitments, we feel safer at home, sales do not meet the demands of a full team, or we simply don’t have the safety equipment or resources to prepare our office for return.
For me, it is a mixed bag, I am generally coaching from home, but am also attending meetings and visiting clients upon their request.
So what’s next?
There is so much talk about change, adaptability, flexibility and the new norm, so do we need to change what we do?
I believe that we should constantly look for change, the pandemic has forced us all to change our habits and the way we work and live.
The reason it came as such a big change is because we can get caught up in our own comfort zones
EAT, SLEEP, REPEAT
We do the same things because it works, so why change it!
If we don’t change we will not grow, we need to ask ourselves can this work better?
This is my role, I ask the questions you wouldn’t ask yourself!
If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!
Don’t get me wrong, I am not suggesting that you change things for the sake of it, but if we are not asking the right questions we will not evolve.
How often do you review your products and services?
So many of us jumped on the online band wagon recently because it was the only way to deliver our services.
What if we had offered this before, think of the time we could of saved in travel alone.
When asking yourself the questions, make sure you are answering in the eyes of your audience and not you the business owner. Good luck