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Remove Barriers for Strong Leadership

Don't let social distancing kill employee retention

This past week, I was scanning through my Facebook feed when I came across a video of someone cutting hair with a clear plastic barrier between themselves and their customer.

I’ll admit, my first thought was, “Who has this contraption in place so that I can go get a haircut?”

However, after reflecting on this for a bit, it struck me that the pandemic and the changes in how we interact with one another in work settings will, in many ways, place a barrier between leaders and their teams. Consider, for example, the last time you spoke with your employees face-to-face. If it was recently (possibly you’re one of the few businesses permitted to maintain your operations), then you were likely at least six feet apart and minimizing the length and frequency of your interactions.

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