98 workdays per year! That's what a 3-hour daily work commute adds up to. 3 hours x 5 days per week x 52 weeks = 780 hours or 98 workdays per year. Plus one hour daily queuing time. That daily commute time affects your health and your relationships. It affects your energy and engagement at work. It affects your happiness and well-being.
This pain is an opportunity for companies to attract and keep good people. For instance, arranged car pooling or flexi-time can cut out the one hour daily queuing time. I’ll be speaking to over a hundred HR managers and practitioners next week. What do you want me to tell them?