After the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, workplace norms are not just changing, they are practically nonexistent. There is no real normal right now, which makes it increasingly challenging for anyone to stay motivated when no one knows what the future holds. Employees are working remotely, facing layoffs, working fewer hours, and dealing with working in a whole new type of stressful environment. How are companies motivating their employees and keeping morale high in some of the bleakest times many have ever seen? Every company has its own approach, but there are some efforts that are proving more successful than others. According to Harvard Business School, morale, optimism, and motivation are the biggest challenges facing leaders and employees today.