How much should you care about happiness in the workplace? Should nurturing happiness be a part of your job description? On a -5 to +5 misery/happiness scale should you spend a lot of effort trying to move unhappy people from a -5 to a -2? Or should you get serious and try to move people to a +3 or +5?
Research suggests that you should take the positive side of the happiness scale very seriously. Doing so can convert you from a firefighting, Whac-a-Mole problem-solving mode of operating to a Pharrell Williams-like “room-without-a-roof” super-leader.
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