Taming the elephant in the room
"Now what? I’m sure many of us have spoken these two words frequently over the course of the pandemic, whether in response to the inconsistent messaging around COVID-19, mask use, physical distancing and sanitation practices, vaccine safety and effectiveness, or steps to close/open the economy. Knowledge has evolved along with the pandemic. Many times, though, uncertainty has left us with more questions than answers, giving rise to a wave of anxiety throughout the world. So, it should be no surprise that in organizations where employees have worked from home, we face a significant amount of “reentry anxiety” if we ask them to reenter the workplace."