Happy employees are compulsory for a growing business.
A study on organizational success revealed that employees who feel happy in the workplace are 65% more energetic than employees who don’t. They are two times more productive and are more likely to sustain their jobs over a long period of time.
As enlightened employers look for ways to boost employees' health and well-being, a new kind of corporate culture is emerging, one that recognizes that healthy, happy employees, the kind who balance work with play and who nurture both their professional and personal passions, are more likely to make a company great-and to stick around for the long haul.
We all want to be happy. But what is happiness? Here's one definition... Happiness is simply the ability to not want more; to find gratitude and satisfaction in the moment that you have right now. In other words, your happiness hinges on living in the moment instead of yearning for some future indicator of success.
When Google promoted a software engineer named Chade-Meng Tan to the role of "Jolly Good Fellow", his career - and the entire culture of Silicon Valley - took a sharp turn. Meng, a cheerful employee valued for his motivational qualities, went from developing mobile search tools to spreading happiness across the organisation.