Want to lose your best employees? Make them return to the office.

“I should work somewhere that doesn’t make me commute five hours each week.” thinks this man. Photo by Ono Kosuki from Pexels

Since mid-March 2020, many office workers have been working from home. It was a big adjustment for everyone — figuring out logistics, IT issues, communication issues, setting up workspaces at home.

In the early stages it was chaos — people working from their beds, webcams out of stock everywhere, Zoom meetings getting porn bombed. But we worked through…