On 20th March, it is The International Day of Happiness – an official day that is now celebrated throughout the world and was established by the United Nations in 2012.
The day recognizes that happiness is a fundamental human goal, and calls upon countries to approach public policies in ways that improve the well being of all peoples.
Being happy at work is one of the keys to being truly happy in life as most people spend 20 – 30 years working which is about 30% of the average human lifespan.
There are, of course, many factors that impact professional happiness, including business relationships, professional development, work-life balance, environment and organisational culture.
Obviously, you have no control over whether your employees are happy at home but you do have some control as to how happy they are at work. And if you don’t know if your employees are happy, then why not ask them? Continue reading