5 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Jan 11, 2017

Author:
Jeff Stibel

Whenever a report comes out ranking the world’s happiest countries, I eagerly search for the United States and am always disappointed to find it never makes the top ten. The latest, the "World Happiness Report 2016 Update," puts the United States in the 13th spot nestled between Austria and Costa Rica.

Many people study happiness, from psychologists to economists, and there are numerous theories as to what affects happiness most. Some say economic equality is the most vital factor; some point to strong social connections as primary. Surely both are important, but as a CEO and as a worker, I’m most interested in happiness at work.