‘We are totally aligned’ said the leader in a confident tone. The rest of the team stayed silent or simply nodded in agreement. This mix of confidence and silence was a red flag for the coach - an invitation to be curious.
Many managers fear their people are not working as hard or as smart from home, as they would if they were in the office. This is often dismissed as 'Performance Paranoia'. But what if it is actually valid and can serve a valuable purpose?