Let’s get a jump on Fall! There’s a new workplace trend getting a lot of news coverage called “quiet quitting”.
- It’s reported as a new phenomenon, but it’s not. “Quiet quitting” refers to employee disengagement, and it’s been happening for a long time. Quiet Quitting (1) 4-minutes
- “Quiet quitters” aren’t flight risks. The work environment enables quite quitting, so you’ve need to change the environment. Quiet Quitting (2) 4-minutes
- “Quiet quitting” is a way to keep your job while quitting on your manager. The manager has the biggest impact on employee engagement. Quiet Quitting (3) 3-minutes
- “Quiet quitters” lose the psychological benefits of engaged, fulfilling work. Help them (and yourself) learn to “unplug” instead. Quiet Quitting (4) 5-minutes
2 KEY STATISTICS
- 1 in 3 employees are engaged in their work (Gallup).
- Worker productivity is falling faster than it has in 75-years.
- You can drive productivity by re-engaging your quiet quitters.
- Employee’s don’t disengage overnight, and re-engagement takes time.
- Give a nudge, timely feedback and positive reinforcement. Reference Episode 97
- Boundaries and momentary acceptance are keys to “unplugging”. Reference Episode 99
- An increased, top-down focus on productivity, process improvement & operating efficiency Reference Episode 87
- Changes will feel chaotic Reference Episode 76
- Surprising developments will be common Reference Episode 81
- Some employees will struggle to accept and adapt Reference Episode 85
- You’ll have more coaching opportunities Reference Episode 79
- WARNING: Slow moving managers will “lose the locker room” Reference Episode 95