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As performance pressures mount, firms are reacting by taking short-term measures and pushing hard on employment and payroll as the principal cost-cutting levers.
Workers are in pain with complex, overwhelming, matrixed responsibilities. Employee engagement in the workplace continues to fall when they consider their employer’s loyalty to their “most-valued-assets” simply as lip service.
Currently, 30% of the U.S. workforce is engaged in their work, and the ratio of engaged to actively disengaged employees is roughly 2-to-1, meaning that the vast majority of U.S. workers (70%) are not reaching their full potential
The need to collaborate with more people across geographically dispersed teams with numerous contractors and agencies, creates a spaghetti (alt Jackson Pollack inspired maze) of responsibilities that is difficult to track and measure
We need a new movement of Work Hackers, change agents actively transforming how they work on an individual level, and collectively becoming a powerful lever