Flakey? Or Just Bored? How to Support Variety Seeking Employees.
If you ever want to know what happens when a person with a high need for variety is denied it, simply watch a salesperson in a long meeting. There’s fidgeting, phone checking, joking, sighing and staring out the window. Or, give a creative person a ton of paperwork to fill in every week. Actually, don’t do those things, because you will be effectively torturing those people. Boredom is a major cause of mischief in the workplace. Boredom creates gossip. Boredom creates the ext