Happy Workers Increase Productivity, According to Statistics

Happiness and productivity are not only related, they're practically indistinguishable.

Meditation is an easy form of mental training that calms the nervous system, including the mind, and leads to a sense of contentment. This feeling is directly linked to productivity.

According to the iOpener Institute, in a company with 1,000 employees, increasing happiness in the workplace yields the following:

Meditation elevates work capacity.

Meditation elevates work capacity.

  • Reduction in cost of employee turnover by 46 percent
  • Reduction in cost of sick leave by 19 percent
  • Increase in performance and productivity by 12 percent
  • Happier employees, compared with their less happy colleagues, spend 40 percent more time focused on tasks and feel energized 65 percent more of the time
  • Happier employees also take six fewer sick days a year, and remain in their jobs twice as long

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