He was full of hope and motivation when he joined the company a month ago but now he seems totally disheartened… You cannot hide your disapproval of his short-lived enthusiasm. Still, you have to do something about it. We asked our male readers if there were any particular comments that inspired them.
1. “Why don’t you try just a bit longer?” Give him a simple goal.
When he feels exhausted, a little straightforward support is received better than a long pep talk. It is typical for the initial excitement to die down after a month of being the new boy in the office. At this point, try not to focus on the reason why. Give him some room to process everything himself.