Raising the Happiness Quotient

  1. “Happiness is the precursor to success, not merely the result.” ~ Shawn Achor

As a person who has a location neutral business, I appreciate the flexibility of being able to work anywhere as long as there is an internet connection.  Noticeably, business space made available where I live has a large degree of office hygge. It is sunny, bright and attention is paid to details. They know how to raise the happiness quotient for their residents who sometimes use the space.

Photo Below: Ravens Mania, anyone? As I sat working on revisions to my upcoming publication last week, I was surrounded by scents and tastes of Ravens decorated Dunkin Donuts and cupcakes.  It was purple Friday and the excitement was palpable among football fans anticipating yesterday’s kick-off between Texas Houstons and Baltimore Ravens.

The Baltimore influences are already in the narrative I am penning, so what’s not to like about a little more.


Time and time again, I am reminded how little things in my life are really important to take notice of. Businesses recognized for “good places to live or work” get awards for a reason; they have what it takes to fuel productivity and achievement. The result is fulfillment both professionally and personally. For today’s generation, it is no longer just about the paycheck.

If you are an employer, here is an excellent article about what makes employees feel valued.

Providing living space that makes people enjoy their environment is important too.

 

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