Almost everyone loses motivation at some point in their careers. As a leader it’s in your interests to take action, writes Dan Cable for Harvard Business Review.
When employees are discontented, they become disconnected and unproductive, which is frustrating for you and your managers. You might be tempted to ignore the problem or make it clear this is something they need to sort out for themselves, and quickly.
But it’s more productive to look at the reasons why they aren’t loving what they do and try to help them discover – or retrieve – their passion.