"How can managers create a work environment that generates happier (and therefore more productive) workers? One answer is to imitate Iceland.
Why Iceland? Turns out that Iceland is one of the happiest countries on earth. Almost three-quarters of Icelanders consider themselves “content,” as opposed to only a third of people living in North America.
And that’s pretty impressive when you consider that Iceland has some of the worst weather on the planet, is dark all day for half the year, has more-than-occasional volcanic eruptions, and experienced a financial meltdown far worse than the one in the U.S."
Well, when you put it like that. …
It is not like I am TRYING to put a stone in anyone’s path to happiness, you know, Times Magazine.