Purpose & Fulfillment Affect Business Results

View the latest research on purpose and fulfillment in the workplace - and why these matter to your business.

Data Doesn’t Lie

Fulfillment matters for your bottom line. It’s linked to employee performance and tenure, with 65% of fulfilled employees reporting they are in the top 20% of performers. Fulfilled employees are also 2X more likely to stay 5+ years at a company. Peer coaching is the scalable solution to helping your employees feel more fulfilled in their work.

When employees engage in peer coaching, there is a 66% chance they will be fulfilled, and 90% of people are happy to coach others.

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The Definitive Guide to Peer Coaching

Meaningful conversation is how we learn, adapt, connect, and become fulfilled at work. This white paper highlights the data behind social learning and human connection, the major implications for businesses today and how to globally scale fulfillment.

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2019 Workforce Purpose Index

In this Workforce Purpose Index, we uncovered something that surprised us - it is statistically impossible to be fulfilled in life if you aren’t fulfilled at work. This makes employee fulfillment, unlike employee engagement, a true imperative.

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Make Work More Meaningful

This 2018 study in partnership with PwC and CECP explores how companies can build fulfilling employee experiences. 82% of employees consider fulfillment their responsibility and are ready to shape work to be more meaningful for themselves. This new data will help you recognize and grow the roots of fulfillment within your organization.

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2016 Workforce Purpose Index

In 2016, we conducted our second annual study of the role of purpose in the workforce in partnership with LinkedIn. This index provides data that shows the tangible outcomes of purpose-driven performance for talent and businesses.

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Purpose in Higher Education

We conducted the Purpose in Higher Education study in collaboration with the University of Michigan, Grinnell College and Seattle Pacific University—learning that 47% of college students are purpose-oriented and are raising the bar for higher education and the workplace.

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2015 Workforce Purpose Index

We partnered with NYU to learn more about the current state of fulfillment at work. We found that only 33% of the workforce was fulfilled at work, despite 28% of people defining the role of work in their lives primarily as a source of personal fulfillment and a way to help others.

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