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How Happiness Can Transform Your Business And Life

Written by: Dr. Allen Lycka, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Executive Contributor Dr. Allen Lycka

In recent years, happiness has moved beyond personal well-being to become a vital component in the business world. Happiness is no longer just a personal aspiration; it's a critical factor that can significantly impact a business's success and the quality of life of its employees. This article delves into how happiness can transform your business and personal life.

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The science of happiness in business

Boosting productivity and creativity

A happy workforce is not just an ideal; it's a strategic advantage. Studies show that happy employees are up to 20% more productive than unhappy ones. When it comes to sales, happiness has an even more significant impact, with happy salespeople raising sales by 37%. The science behind this is simple: happiness stimulates the brain, fostering creativity and problem-solving skills, which are crucial for innovation and growth in any business.

Enhancing team collaboration

Happiness fosters a collaborative work environment. Happy employees are more likely to trust their colleagues and work together effectively. This improved teamwork leads to better communication, idea sharing, and collective problem-solving, driving the business forward.

Attracting and retaining talent

In today's competitive job market, the emotional climate of a workplace is a significant factor for potential employees. Companies known for their happy and positive work environment are more likely to attract top talent. Happy employees are more likely to stay with their employer, reducing turnover and the costs associated with recruiting and training new staff.

The ripple effects of happiness in personal life

Improved health and longevity

Happiness doesn't just make life more enjoyable; it also makes it longer. Research indicates that happiness can lead to a healthier life, potentially increasing longevity. Happy individuals tend to have lower stress levels and are less likely to suffer from chronic diseases, contributing to a higher quality of life and increased life expectancy.

Strengthening relationships

Happiness has a profound impact on personal relationships. Happy people are often more open, empathetic, and supportive, traits that are fundamental for building and maintaining strong relationships. This positive energy not only enhances existing relationships but also helps form new ones.

Enhancing life satisfaction

At its core, happiness leads to a more fulfilling and satisfying life. It allows individuals to appreciate and enjoy their experiences more deeply, creating a sense of contentment and well-being. This satisfaction can make a positive feedback loop, where happiness in one's personal life spills over into one's professional life, creating a cycle of positivity and success.


The transformative power of happiness in both business and personal life is undeniable. In the business world, it drives productivity, creativity, and collaboration, contributing to the organization's overall success. Individual life leads to better health, stronger relationships, and a more satisfying life experience. Cultivating a culture of happiness is not just a moral imperative but a strategic one. By prioritizing happiness, businesses and individuals alike can unlock their full potential, leading to a more prosperous and fulfilling life.

Dr. Allen E Lycka is recognized as one of foremost authorities on happiness. He lectures around the world. You can see Dr. Lycka on his syndicated radio show – How to Live a Fantastic Life – with 7 million listeners a month. If you would like to know where you are on the journey to a fantastic life – go to You can find out more about Dr. Lycka at

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Dr. Allen Lycka Brainz Magazine

Dr. Allen Lycka, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Dr. Allen Lycka is acknowledged as one of the leading cosmetic dermatologists in the world. In 2003, Dr. Lycka was diagnosed with ALS and given six months to live. After fighting the diagnosis, he is here today as a result of his courage and tenacity. Having been given a “golden ticket” Dr. Lycka used his experience to co-author the books The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life with Harriet Tinka, Pillars of Success with number 1 New York Times Best Selling Author Jack Canfield and bLU volume 1 with Corey Poirier. He is the host and executive director of How To Live a Fantastic Life show with 4 million listeners per episode. He is a sought-after speaker.



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