As a product designer, you need to focus on expanding the pie, not just grabbing a bigger piece of the pie. You are a creator. You have the power to give. That is the greatest of all powers.
So when you design a product, think about how you can put people on the job. Not just how you can automate processes and eliminate jobs. Designers who focus on automation alone, like CEOs who focus on cost cutting alone, don't last long.