We spend so much time working, but much of that time is not terribly productive.
This became shockingly clear when I read the new State of Work 2020 research from my friends at Workfront. It’s a remarkable report, by far the best of its kind. They surveyed nearly four thousand knowledge workers from around the globe and discovered several fascinating findings about how we work, and what impedes that work.
I very much suggest you download and read the entire report. It’s fascinating, encouraging, frustrating, and motivational, and I don’t see much research that can fit all of that into a few pages + charts.
It asks a big and important question:
There is a class of companies that consistently outperforms the competition. Why? How do they change pressure into an opportunity? What sets these organizations apart year after year?
The answer, at least in part, is work … and workers.
Per the report: “These companies have the ability to put relentless pressure on work performance while simultaneously creating a culture that is positive, open and honest.
These organizations also support their p… Read More