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Happiness In the Workplace

Last Updated on 01 March, 2023

The key to a successful business revolves around focusing on employee happiness as much as customer happiness. When employees feel unhappy and demotivated, their productivity decreases, turnover increases, and the business suffers.

Replacing an employee can cost up to 33% of their annual salary, while unhappy employees cost U.S. companies $550 billion annually. So, employees need to feel happy and accomplished and also be allowed to take pride in their work and to be emotionally agile, positive with their emotions, and mentally healthy.

Happiness was a largely ignored subject before studies and research found that happiness is the biggest contributor to-

  • Employee productivity
  • Employee retention
  • Better performance
  • Overall health and well-being
  • Positive work culture

Happy employees are the most productive and innovative, and therefore it is vital for businesses to focus on it.

Read: 27 Excellent Ways To Foster And Boost Happiness At Work

About The Speaker

Neha is a Youth Mentor & Happiness Coach certified by the Berkeley Institute of Well-Being and a certified NLP practitioner. She is the founder of Your Success Story, based out of Pune. Neha is passionate about happiness, well-being, and youth empowerment. Armed with an MBA(Marketing) from SIMS and MBA(HR) from ICFAI, she has impacted around 22k lives through her venture Your Success Story.

She also wishes for these virtues not to be positioned as a luxury but as bare necessities of life, which drives her vision and mission for life! Her recent awards include - The most inspiring Indian award by IESECCI and 40 over 40 by shethe peopletv.

Connect with her on LinkedIN.

Show Notes

(00:59) Tell us about yourself, your journey, and your motivation to start your success story.

(04:28) What is happiness, and why is it difficult to achieve? Why are people constantly chasing happiness?

(08:08) Why should employees and employers think of cultivating happiness how does it serve them? Are there health and wellness benefits of being happy?

(12:15) Mostly we join or sustain in an organization because it promises success which is linked to our happiness. What’s the Relationship between Success and happiness?

(16:17) Is there a relationship between money and happiness? When people choose a higher salary over other things, is it a sure-shot way to make them happier?

(22:11) In what ways can we be happy? How can professionals find happiness at the workplace amongst deadlines and heavy workloads? What does professional happiness depend upon?

(27:47) I noticed you call yourself a happiness-hacker. What is it - can you share some hacks that can be used at workplaces?

(30:03) Where can people find you? How do they connect with you?

This podcast is hosted by Parismita Goswami who is also a content marketer and podcast host at Vantage Circle. A feverish poet and cinephile with an intense taste for music, specifically rock, she has the heart of an explorer, learner, and is a lover of the Himalayas. To get in touch, reach out to

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