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What Happy Companies Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Company for the Better by MA Collins Hemingway, Ph.D. Cathy Greenberg, Ph.D. Dan Baker

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Chapter 8. Humility, the Most Courageous Form of Leadership

Beyond managing stress and working to improve the health of employees, companies need to intentionally create a positive atmosphere. They need to introduce happiness into their corporate culture. Early in this project, we spoke to an entrepreneur whose specialty was investing in a business, building the management team, selling the company when it became a going concern, and repeating the process with another company. At any one time, he had interests in a half a dozen companies or more and was directly engaged with their management. Because he had not specialized in a particular industry, he served as a good representative of small to medium business. We asked him, “What makes for a ...

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