By David Holland

June 21, 2021


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It's no secret that uncertainty in the workplace is on the rise. With more and more companies downsizing, it can be difficult to know what measures you should take to strengthen your team during these uncertain times. This blog post outlines steps that will help make sure your employees feel empowered and committed to their work. Especially now when they may be feeling unsure about the future of their company.

Strengthening your team is a very important step in maintaining the company. It's vital to keep morale high amongst your employees during uncertain times. This last year being a prime example of a year which fills any team with precariousness. Workers are more likely than ever before to jump ship when uncertainty strikes. You have to make them aware how much they’re valued and appreciated during a time of change.

Let's outline some basic tips to help you do so:

-Communicate with your team. Find out what they're personally feeling and how it's affecting their work performance. Know that everyone deals with uncertainty on a personal level in different ways - some people will stay loyal even when the company is struggling, while others may seek employment elsewhere as soon as things seem unstable

-Formally recognize achievements of those who have been performing well amidst all this change. Reward them for good behavior or results without making promises about the future

-Create opportunities for creativity among workers by providing new tools or resources which can inspire them to make something new and hopefully more innovative than ever before


Acknowledge the success of your team

It is possible that some employees will stay loyal regardless of how difficult things may seem. Others may seek employment elsewhere as soon as they sense uncertainty. One way to strengthen your team during uncertain times is to formally recognize achievements among those who have been performing well amidst all this change and reward them for good behaviour or results without making promises about the future. Create opportunities for creativity by providing new tools or resources which can inspire workers to come up with something new and hopefully more innovative than ever before. If you take these four steps — recognizing achievement, providing opportunity for creativity, staying true to worker loyalty even when it’s challenging, and rewarding outstanding performance – then you will have a healthy workplace environment for your team to thrive.


Always be an available leader

Another thing that a strong leader must always do is make themselves available. By being available, you are showing your team that their leader cares and is always looking out for them. It’s important to keep in mind that people will be more productive when they believe in what the company stands for—when employees trust management and feel like they have a voice at work. As an example, If you notice an employee who is feeling especially stressed, reach out to them with offers of . They will be less stressed and more likely to work at their best when they feel supported by the company.care and support.


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About the author

Nice bloke with practical ideas. Former Procter & Gamble, Kraft and IBM sales and marketing executive. Became a business owner 20 years ago. Started multiple businesses including EXELA which is the most successful Keap® & Infusionsoft™ reseller in the EMEA region.

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