Secrets Of America's Happiest Companies | Fast Company: "approach that is solution-oriented.”
WORK BURNOUT ISN’T ABOUT TOO MANY HOURS SPENT ON THE JOB, IT'S ABOUT FEELINGS THAT COME FROM IMPROVEMENT, OR LACK THEREOF.
Another way to reduce grumblings is to cultivate a culture of mindfulness and meaning, according to Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford Graduate School of Business. "New research shows there is a strong correlation between happiness and meaning--in fact, having a meaningful impact on the world around you is actually a better predictor of happiness than many other things you think will make you happy," Aaker says. "When we can cultivate mindfulness and meaning in all that we do, including our work, we have the opportunity to influence not only our own well-being, but also the well-being of our family, friends, coworkers, and wider community.""