Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Happy employees at the Botanics in Edinburgh

Happy employees at the Botanics in Edinburgh

It is well documented that happiness is beneficial for business as well as for individuals. A happy workforce is more productive, more creative and more committed, with lower staff turnover and lower absence rates.  Happiness is becoming an increasingly-valued factor in staff engagement – in fact, Hewlett-Packard even has a chief happiness officer. And – according to forbes.com – happier individuals get better work evaluations and higher pay. Continue reading

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