Percentage of U.S. workers who believe the traditional 9-to-5 workday is a thing of the past, according to a survey from CareerBuilder: 59
Percentage of workers who say they complete work outside of office hours: 45
Percentage who say they check or answer emails when they leave work: 49
Percentage of Americans who have seen or heard about Pokemon Go, according to an Ipsos poll: 80
Percentage of millennials who can correctly identify a Pokemon character: 52
Percentage of those with kids at home who are likely to know a great deal about the app: 31
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of CFOs who said motivation to learn new skills is necessary to get ahead, according to a survey by staffing firm Accountemps: 30
Percentage who said interpersonal skills are necessary: 27
Percentage of respondents who said the ability to adapt easily to change is a must: 24
Percentage of CFOs who cited the willingness to work long hours as important in getting ahead: 7
Percentage of consumers who say that since the last recession, they are more conservative about taking on debt -- a tendency that is relatively uniform across demographic segments, according to Packaged Facts: 72
Percentage of adults who strongly agree that they are very good at managing money: 5
Percentage who strongly agree that they are financially secure: 10
Source: Packaged Facts.
Percentage of managers who say offices are more competitive today than they were 10 years ago, according to a survey by OfficeTeam: 31
Percentage of office employees who say they would leave if their office became too competitive: 43
Hispanic population of the United States, making people of Hispanic origin the nation's largest (17.6 percent) ethnic or racial minority, according to the Census Bureau: 56.8 million
Projected Hispanic population of the United States in 2060, constituting 28.6 percent of the nation's population: 119 million
Percentage of the Hispanic population in the United States that lives in California, Florida and Texas: 54.5
Source: Census Bureau.
Percentage of all U.S. adults who say they have played the state lottery, according to a Gallup poll: 49
Percentage of Americans who reported engaging in the second-most-popular mode of gambling -- visiting a casino: 26
Percentage who have participated in an office pool on the World Series, Super Bowl or other game: 15
Source: Gallup Organization.
Drop from 2008 to 2015 in percentage of employers with one to 10 employees that offer health insurance coverage, according to the Employee Benefits Research Institute: from 35.6 to 22.7
Drop in percentage among employers with 10 to 24 employees: 66.1 to 48.9
Drop in percentage for employers with 25 to 99 employees: 81.3 to 73.5
Percentage of people with excellent credit who prefer Taylor Swift to Kanye West, according to a survey by WalletHub: 88
Percentage of people with excellent credit who are fans of Charlie Rose, while James Corden has the most fans with bad credit (41 percent): 66
Percentage of people with excellent credit who are dog lovers, while cat owners are more likely to have bad credit (40 percent): 46
Percentage of Americans who say they are very happy this year, down from 34 percent in 2015, according to a Harris poll: 31
Percentage of U.S. adults who say they are generally happy with their life right now (suggesting that people may overstate how happy they really are): 81
Percentage who agree that they are optimistic about the future: 72
Source: The Harris Poll.
"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." -- Warren Bennis
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