During this pandemic, many of us are learning that a shortcut to happiness is to make others happy. Let’s hope that this is another reality that survives the pandemic.
Sure, it’s fun to hope that employers will let us work from home a bit more in the future. Or that we might be able to dress a bit more casually. But it’s a lot more exciting to imagine a world where leaders are genuinely concerned about their employees’ wellbeing, even if only because they realize that it’s the only way to maximize performance.
When there is no need to protect employees from the virus anymore, there will be other needs to fill.