Being happy at work is a big deal. When people are happy, they’re more creative, less stressed, more productive and more fun to work with. And all that makes for more successful businesses. Numerous factors influence people’s happiness at work, but there’s one element connecting them all: company culture.
Look at the healthy restaurant chain Sweetgreen, which grew from a college friendship and proudly speaks of its collaborative informal culture built around six core values geared toward "doing what’s right" and making an impact that leaves people -- both within the company and externally -- "better than we found them."