5: Percentage of employees with unbalanced diets who say they have high levels of energy, according to a survey conducted by ComPsych Corp.
50: Percentage of workers with balanced diets who say they have high energy.
73: Of employees with healthy diets, percent who report having high levels of productivity.
24: Percentage of employees with unbalanced diets who say the same.Source: ComPsych Corp.
10,278: Number of laptops that are reported lost or stolen each week at the 36 largest U.S. airports, according to a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
69: Percentage that are not reclaimed.Source: Ponemon Institute
14: Percentage of their annual income that Chinese consumers aged 18 to 34 save on average, according to a survey conducted by BIGresearch.
9: Percentage saved on average by Americans the same age.
65: Percentage of young Chinese consumers who are confident or very confident in their economy.
21.8: Percentage of young Americans who are confident or very confident in theirs.Source: BIGresearch
66: Percentage of business travelers who do not have trouble balancing work responsibilities with personal obligations and are using technology as a way to maintain their regular routines and stay in touch with loved ones, according to the results of a survey by Expedia Corporate Travel.
67: Percentage of travelers who establish a nightly ritual of calling their family every evening before they go to bed.Source: Expedia
1: Rank of lost productivity among the issues most impacted by employee turnover, according to a survey of U.S. executives conducted by TalentKeepers.
2, 3, 4, 5: Ranks of diminished service quality, decreased employee morale, lost organizational knowledge and higher recruiting costs.Source: TalentKeepers
40: Percentage of sales organizations that say their sales forces did not meet last year's sales goals, according to a survey conducted by Deloitte and Oracle.
49: Percentage of sales organizations that say they are satisfied or very satisfied with their sales force performance.Source: Deloitte
48: Percentage of Americans who consider cell phones and other technology use to be the most dangerous distraction while driving, according to a Nationwide Insurance survey.
35: Percentage who cite our current societal mind-set and busy, on-the-go lifestyles as the reason why people drive distracted.
80: Percentage of Generation X (aged 31 to 44) who admitted to driving while distracted.Source: Nationwide Insurance
67: Percentage of Americans who say they support the construction of new nuclear power plants in the U.S., according to a survey conducted by Zogby.
47: Percentage of respondents aged 18 to 24 who said the same, the lowest of any age category.
78: Percentage of respondents age 65 and older who said the same, the highest of any age category.Source: Zogby International
57: Percentage of Americans who say they snack in the car, according to a survey commissioned by Pepperidge Farm.
55: Percentage who admit they keep snacks in their desk at work.
29: Percentage who cozy up with their snacks in bed.
4: Percentage who will snack in a house of worship.Source: Pepperidge Farm
John MacIntyre has been writing Figuratively Speaking since 1989. You can contact him by e-mail at [email protected]@bwr.eastlink.ca.