Should work make us happy?

Should work make us happy?

What, if anything, is the relationship between work and happiness? Should work make us happy?

The Harvard Business Review recently published this article on happiness at work…

In these times of economic uncertainty and job insecurity, the question of whether work should make us happy seems an unnecessary self-indulgence. Many of us are just happy to have a job and be surviving the downturn. And yet happiness has been getting a lot of air-time lately _ã” from the Guardian, the Atlantic, and Slate, just to name a few. It’s also a question that still occupies many of the leaders I coach, from fresh MBA graduates to senior executives at the top of their organisations. Why is this?

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