Survey on challenges people face in their daily lives


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A survey conducted by Springboard Talent to find out the challenges people are facing in their career and life.

Over 60 responses are collected.

Participants mainly from Asia

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Survey on challenges people face in their daily lives

  1. 1. S U R V E Y R E S U L T S C H A L L E N G E S P E O P L E F A C E I N T H E I R D A I L Y L I V E S B Y : N G E E K E Y , C H A N S P R I N G B O A R D T A L E N T 0 3 N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 0 What Challenges do you face in your career and life?
  2. 2. Purpose and Objective of this Survey   Survey conducted by Springboard Talent LLP   Purpose is to find out challenges people face in their career and life   Survey is conducted using Survey Monkey   Total of 9 questions   Participants are mainly from Asia   Almost 60 responses collected in a week   Top 10 challenges are highlighted in each question
  3. 3. 1. What do you constantly worry or complain about?   Money matters   Career path and uncertainty   Work Life Balance   Family relationships and issues   Management style and colleagues   Unfair salary and promotion   Working issues/environment   Relationships at work   Health due to tiredness of work   Worry about unemployment/loss of job
  4. 4. 2. What makes your days difficult or unpleasant?   Not enough money   Too much work   Dealing with difficult people   Balancing between professional & private matters   Boss or colleagues criticism   Complains from spouse   Not able to find a solution to a problem   Gossip and office politics   Doing things that you hate   Unclear goals
  5. 5. 3. What stands in your way of doing what you need to do?   Lack of resources   Financial support   Social and cultural challenges   Lack of confidence   Lack of knowledge and experience   Unsupportive management   Family commitment   Procrastination   Lack of passion and self motivation   Lack of opportunity
  6. 6. 4. What do you have to deal with on a regular basis?   Family matters   Too much work   No right balance   Deadlines at work   Maintain good relationship with boss & colleagues   Stress and pressure from work   Too many unnecessary emails   Uncertainty   Understanding social and cultural differences   Making decisions
  7. 7. 5. What would save you a lot of time?   Money and resources   Good system and process   Mentor coaching in life and work   Good time management and planning   Working from home   Using internet effectively   Relevant information   Great leaders, not just managers   Cooperation and teamwork in the workplace   Clear plan
  8. 8. 6. What biggest problems do you constantly try to solve?   How to make more money   Time management   Relationship/Family matters   Working environment   Overcome fear and lack of confidence   Work Life Balance   Looking for a good job environment and nice boss   Misunderstanding among co-workers   Negative thinking   Physical tiredness
  9. 9. 7. What type of information are you always looking for?   Right information   Knowledge on specific topics   New ideas   Work or career related   Entrepreneurship   Self-development tools   How to information   Detailed instructions   Current events or technologies   Facts and figures
  10. 10. 8. What do you desire the most at this point in your life?   Enjoy life without worries   Financial stability   Do what you love   Career success   Upgrade through education   Have time to travel and relax   Finding a good partner to spend in life   Spend quality time with children and family   Good health   More personal time
  11. 11. 9. What would make your life absolutely perfect?   Financial stability   Good career   Freedom to do what you are passionate about   Traveling around the world   A perfect life partner   Happiness and peace   Good and healthy family   Good life balance   Start a small business   Peace and good relationships
  12. 12. About Springboard Talent LLP About Springboard Talent LLP   Ngee Key is the founder of Springboard Talent.   He is a Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), Facilitator, Trainer, Speaker, Writer.   Focused on empowering people to find their own answers, encouraging and supporting them on the path as they continue to make important choices.   Company registered and based in Singapore. © 2010 by Springboard Talent Copyright holder is licensing this under the Creative Commons License, Attribution 3.0. Contact Details: Visit us: Email me: Follow me on Social Media: Add me on Facebook Add me on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter!/ngeekey * Please feel free to post this on your blog or email it to whomever you believe would benefit from reading it. Thank you