A sense of well-being—whatever that means to us—results in a number of benefits with research showing greater efficiency, more effective interpersonal interactions and taking of opportunities, greater motivation, and even greater cognitive flexibility (resulting in better problem solving and creativity).
New tech applications emerging in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) make it possible to leverage sustainable impact at scale, and at the same time, seize exciting market opportunities. Yet businesses have only tapped into a fraction of sustainable technology’s potential.
Digital or not, most transformations do not cross the finish line. You might achieve your numbers for a while, but then people slip back to the old ways of working and nothing sticks, leaving you to solve the same problem again. In order to outdo poor transformation and engagement stats, we must manage to engage because the future of business is (still) people.
Summary: Work-life integration has evolved as an all-encompassing concept and is poised to be an inherent part of the new normal that is emerging. However, whatever pros it holds, it does come with its fair share of challenges as well.
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