Everything indicates that the pandemic may have given workers the confidence to expect and ask for more because they have personally experienced flexibility.
This is supported by the phenomenon of “quiet quitting” and stories of employees outsourcing their jobs.
These are the kinds of tales that annoy CEOs and other executives on some level.
There isn't anything about these tendencies that an old-school boss would enjoy.
However, I'm here to advise that the best thing that can happen to your workforce is employee empowerment.
Consider your work in terms of what, where, when, and how.
Leaders from my age have always been frank about what has to be done.