How to stay motivated and keep your team motivated during a global pandemic

Updated: Sep 30

Normally as we navigate January we are full of New Year intentions and optimism for the year ahead. Yet for 2021 many are feeling more de-motivated than ever as we encounter the 3rd lockdown in the UK and working parents continue with the demand of working from home and home schooling their primary and secondary aged children

This lack of motivation and optimism not only risks burnout and mental health for workers but leading disengaged teams will have lasting effects on team performance, productivity and business results.

In a 2018 study from global employee engagement company Reward Gateway showed the top 3 de-motivators of the workplace are:

- lack of recognition,

- feeling invisible or undervalued,

- bad managers

The effects that being unmotivated has on employees were listed as