On Tuesday, we shared advice for managing productivity-draining and creativity-killing complacency in the workplace. Today, we are going to talk about another productivity destroyer that is wreaking havoc on workplaces right now: summer. In most places across the U.S., the weather is hot, the sun is shining, and people are zoning out, dreaming of being on a beach or by the lake somewhere.
If this is your first time managing a team, you may not know how to deal with the phenomenon known as “The Summer Slump,” and you may even want to ignore it for now. After all, it is summer (you might even be experiencing a slump yourself). However, if you want to hit your 2016 goals, you can’t waste the next two months. Instead, gain some insight and follow this advice from ShiftPlanning. And check out our post “6 Ways to Work and Lead Differently in the Summer” for more tips!