A Simple Way for Managers to Improve Happiness at Work

Jake Wilder
4 min readOct 27, 2022

Stop Being Such a Boss

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“Leadership is the ability to facilitate movement in the needed direction and have people feel good about it,” wrote Tom Smith. Managers tend to focus on the first part of that advice but neglect the second. There’s a tendency to think that if people are getting the work done, whether they feel good about it or not is immaterial.

Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.