I just read an article in The Atlantic about workplace happiness that made me laugh and cry at the same time. I laughed because it was so stupid and cried because millions of people will take it seriously.
The article cited the familiar dismal statistics showing that most workers are unhappy and that unhappy workers are less productive. And like most such articles, it treated the problem as something companies and their managers can and must solve.
That's total bullsh*t.
Your happiness is your own responsibility, not the responsibility of your managers, coworkers, customers, or anybody or anything else in your work life. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Inc.com.