Bored people quit, which is bad for business. This article explores boredom in the workplace, how to easily assess it in those you manage, and how to fix it.
It lists three techniques for detecting boredom in your workforce: 1. Has there been any noticeable change in the person’s daily routine? 2. You ask them, “Are you bored?” and 3. They tell you they are bored, and you listen.
Furthermore, whether someone is bored or not, you always need to be able to answer two questions regarding each person on your team:
1. Where are they going?
2. What are you currently doing to get them there?
Lastly, in plan and simple language, this article provides a pathway to figuring out the answers to these important questions in the name of increased productivity and job satisfaction of your work crew.