53% of Americans are currently unhappy at work.
58% of managers say they did not receive any management training.
58% of people trust strangers more than their own boss.
79% of people who quit their job state it is due to “lack of appreciation”.
Americans did not use 50% of their vacation time in 2017, The main reason being fear of falling behind.
Forbes.com, By David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom March 8, 2018
US Businesses lose up to $300 billion yearly as a result of workplace stress.
Only 43% of Americans think that their employers care about their work-life balance.
Work related stress causes 120,000 deaths, also costs $190 billion in healthcare annually
stress.org, by Milja Milenkovic September 23, 2019
2.4% of employed working Americans had voluntarily quit their job by the end of July 2018. The last time this rate was this high was in April, 2001.
30% of job seekers leave within 90 days due to either the job not being what the expected, having a bad experience, or there was a problem with workplace culture.
Forbes.com by Kaytie Zimmerman 11/11/2018
Estimated costs of employee turnover are: entry-level position at 50 percent of salary; mid-level 125 percent of salary; senior executive over 200 percent of salary
Forbes.com by Bill Conerly ,8/12/2018
Self advancement stats
The self help industry in 2016 was worth $9.9 billion, projected to jump to $13.2 billion by 2022.
marketresearch.com by John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018
Complimentary and alternative medicine is projected to jump to $210.81 billion by 2026
AP News, April 6, 2019
Self Improvement books are an $800 million market, growing 6% each year
marketresearch.com, John LaRosa , 10/11/ 2018
Since 2012, the number of people practicing meditation has tripled, and is almost as popular as yoga in the US
Earth Environment Stats
Plastic is a major contributor to climate change. Chemicals derived from fossil fuel production are used to make more than 99% of plastics
Friendsoftheearth.uk, January 28,2019
Carbon Dioxide is up 413 parts per million
Global temperature is up 1.9°F since 1880
Climate.nasa.gov home page
Greenland & Antarctica are melting 6x faster than in the 1990’s, 6.4 trillion tons of ice in 3 decades
By the year 2100, this could cause flooding affecting hundreds of millions of people.
Climate.nasa.gov March 16, 2020
The worlds oceans have warmed 0.135°F higher than the 1981-2010 average.
This averages 4 Hiroshima bombs worth of energy entering the ocean every second for the last 25 years
Sciencealert.com, by Kristin Houser January 14,2020
Scientists found 28 undiscovered viruses that were trapped in a melting ice glacier from more than 15,000 years ago
Popular Mechanics, by Jennifer Leman January 23,2020