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The Real Gold of Our Economy Is in Our Hands | Salvatore Cali | TED

The vast majority of our time at work is spent trudging through redundant and outdated workflows, says operations visionary Salvatore Cali. Laying out the most common time-wasting pitfalls, he urges policy leaders and businesses to reevaluate what they ask of both employees and consumers. “By rethinking the true purpose of each task, you will discover…

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The vast majority of our time at work is spent trudging through redundant and outdated workflows, says operations visionary Salvatore Cali. Laying out the most common time-wasting pitfalls, he urges policy leaders and businesses to reevaluate what they ask of both employees and consumers. “By rethinking the true purpose of each task, you will discover what is waste and what is the real gold of your company: the creation of value,” says Cali.
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  1. 062 Sanzida Suma

    November 17, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    Hiโคโคโค

  2. Idriss A Yusuf

    November 17, 2023 at 1:18 pm

    How about our brain lol

  3. ๐Ÿ”ด LISA LIVE

    November 17, 2023 at 1:57 pm

    This video is high quality and very educational, thank you!๐Ÿ‘4

  4. Emma Hardesty

    November 17, 2023 at 2:05 pm

    Completely logical but change won’t happen until AI takes hold. Then what new things will occur? Dum-dee-dum-dum.

  5. Ryan Ambrose

    November 17, 2023 at 2:25 pm

    Economies of scale generate massive profits through redundant inefficiencies.

  6. Civil Savant

    November 17, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    This guy makes Italy sound like a children’s cartoon. Do they have rich that think anybody believes their BS? I can’t imagine such an absurd culture…
    Generally all companies everywhere cater and pander entirely to the privileged and the parasites, who have zero-adjacent impact on GPD because they don’t work. He wants us all to extend our 8 to 16 hours workday by ANOTHER 45 minutes just so their kind can have double value?

    I’ll totally work more, but I’ll do it after the shift at my day job is over in the basement dynamite factory that is cooking the rich’s last meal.

  7. Christopher Rueber

    November 17, 2023 at 3:01 pm

    Rarely do I have to watch a TED at 2x, it’s usually 1.5x. But this guy speaks so slow.

    • IronMongoose1

      November 17, 2023 at 3:17 pm

      You should just watch it at 2x all the time, just cuz you can.

  8. Adam Kuscik

    November 17, 2023 at 4:38 pm

    Great that was. Thank you.

  9. Dame Anvil

    November 17, 2023 at 9:40 pm

    00:04 ๐Ÿ•ฐ Redundant workflows in tasks like passport renewal signify wasted time and potential economic impact.
    01:30 ๐Ÿ’ฐ Identifying and reducing wasted labor in processes can yield greater economic impact than traditional financial acts.
    03:29 ๐ŸŒŸ Human labor is the fundamental driver of economic value creation, reflected in a country’s GDP.
    04:25 ๐Ÿ”„ Legacy processes often contribute to wasted labor and inefficiency in companies.
    06:22 ๐Ÿ“ Reassessing the necessity of collected data and eliminating overcollection can streamline processes.
    07:44 ๐Ÿ›‘ Overcontrollership can hinder accountability and create unnecessary costs in processes.
    09:09 โš  Overmitigation in safety measures can lead to false positives and increased processing, potentially causing more issues than it solves.
    10:31 ๐Ÿ’ก Making processes overly complex or inconvenient can harm customer experience and business outcomes.

  10. Federico

    November 17, 2023 at 10:25 pm

    An italian that makes pizza with corn flower ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿคฃ

  11. Justin

    November 17, 2023 at 10:39 pm

    Reminds me of a friend of mine nice one

  12. Bhittai Alumnus

    November 18, 2023 at 1:15 am

    I like this video the most because it was composed of simple words in easier method .The main point that he mention was to saving the time and avoid extraordinary task which are useless as he said birthday date, married information, expiratory date e.t.c. Kindly make that type of videos these are so helpful and are related to our huge problem with a simple solution.โค

  13. Maria Antonietta Montella

    November 18, 2023 at 4:37 am

    bravo ed estremamente chiaro.

  14. Darina Sayfutdinova

    November 18, 2023 at 5:38 am

    Dudeโ€™s read quite a few of Antifragile by Taleb ๐Ÿ˜… BUT I really enjoyed the video! Completely agree with Salvatore Cali

  15. Nikhil Pillai

    November 18, 2023 at 6:38 am

    I like the idea of assessing each task whether it adds any value or not. Perhaps management should always keep their eye open for such processes and guide team to be more efficient

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    November 18, 2023 at 11:25 am

    I’m online quran teacher. Do con for further info โฃ๏ธ

  17. Joshua Olunlade

    November 18, 2023 at 2:29 pm

    I can feel his frustration ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜…

  18. Fred's Tech Videos

    November 18, 2023 at 5:46 pm

    ๐Ÿ˜‚ yeah laborers know they add most of the value.. that’s why management asks them all the time to do more..

  19. Cpvenkatanathan

    November 19, 2023 at 1:17 am

    Wow that’s really interesting. Worth inculcating in our daily routine for optimising productivity. Look forward to more interesting topics.

  20. Carson Hunt

    November 19, 2023 at 4:23 am

    Iโ€™m not saying this isnโ€™t a great topic, but itโ€™s mind boggling to me how many ppl donโ€™t already see this. End stage Capitalism functions as the management of the decline of the status quo. Simple Pareto distribution shows us 80% of the labor force achieves essentially nothing (20% of the results). The reason for the useless tasks they do is to act as a daycare, keep them busy and feeling important and well behaved for their allowance. The real crime is the all the wasted talent, so many incredibly smart minds rotting away in menial jobs. Maybe one day instead of being wage slaves (achieving nothing) , they can focus on something greater. But, misery loves company, And winners arenโ€™t going to change a game they are winning. Self perpetuating cycle.

    • Narrative Gatherer

      November 20, 2023 at 8:57 pm

      Don’t worry! All of that is going to change the day Boston Dynamics and Tesla start providing robot labour at commercially viable rate.

    • Carson Hunt

      November 21, 2023 at 2:28 am

      @Narrative Gatherer naive to think so. Theyโ€™d see us all homeless first. The idea of a universal basic income (or getting to live without โ€œworkingโ€ a menial job) is unacceptable to most ppl.
      You must also understand that ppl with free time get up to no good. Itโ€™s better to keep slaves busy and indebted , keeps them well behaved. We already have an exponential increase in productivity and efficiency, yet we all work more than ever to get by. Economic analysts back in the 90โ€™s predicted weโ€™d work less than 10 hours a week due to nothing to do. Forgot the part weโ€™d still waste our time at work pretending to work. Have you ever noticed if you do a good job/work hard and finish before the time is up, you are punished. You get more work, or ppl angry that you arenโ€™t working. This system incentivizes halfass work output.

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    November 19, 2023 at 4:37 am

    For your contribution, we say THANK YOU! If each of us has a role to play in Keeping the Promise of the Global Goals

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    For your commitment, we say THANK YOU! If our promise still stands, connecting minds creating the future!

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    For your dedication and your vision, we say THANK YOU! We need your recommendation๐Ÿ™

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    For your support, we say THANK YOU
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    For your love and your kindness, we say THANK YOU!
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    November 19, 2023 at 4:43 am

    TED..โ™ฅ
    For yours solidarity, we say THANK YOU!

    It is time to ACT! Building back together for peace, security, and prosperity begin from ourselves๐Ÿ™

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    November 19, 2023 at 4:45 am

    Thank you for every smile
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    Only you TED are one person who Understands me on the internet๐ŸŒ

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    For your understanding and for everything, we say THANK YOU! We need your reconciliation๐Ÿ™

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    November 19, 2023 at 3:28 pm

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  31. Sigi G

    November 19, 2023 at 5:04 pm

    Thatโ€™s what gives bitcoin value, laborโ€ฆ

  32. AASBL

    November 19, 2023 at 10:07 pm

    the fast track is exactly what’s appealing to business leaders… this also applies to learning new technologies or creating administrative processes… great talk!

  33. Henley Cheung

    November 20, 2023 at 1:56 am

    Insightful ! Thanks.

  34. Interesting life

    November 20, 2023 at 4:59 pm

    I like it๐Ÿ‘

  35. Gรถkhan Zengin

    November 21, 2023 at 11:05 am

    TED

  36. Bao Nguyen

    November 21, 2023 at 4:35 pm

    Less is more

  37. VerdeART

    November 26, 2023 at 9:58 am

    Oh Germany wont like this one… YES! Streamline processes! Please!

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