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The latest research in McKinsey Quarterly (September 8, 2021) explores some of the key reasons why employees are leaving their jobs en masse.

My February 2021 piece, "True Colors," outlined the conditions that led to this exact outcome. Like McKinsey, I indicated how critical it is for employees to feel valued by their boss and their organization. And just how much a sense of belonging counts.

In addition, I provided tips to help leaders show their true colors in a positive and constructive manner. It's late, but not too late, to create the conditions for employees to be fully engaged.

Jamie Ramsden is a certified executive leadership coach and founder of Adastra Consulting ( A former Chief Executive, Jamie has been coaching C-Suite and Senior executives around the world for over fifteen years.

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