The Enormous Cost of Unhappy Employees

Most business owners know that unhappy employees cost them money, but you’ll be shocked at how high that cost actually is.

A few weeks ago, we talked about why happiness at work matters; this week I’d like to share the flip side of that: the gigantic cost of unhappy employees.

Employee engagement has been a hot topic for several years now, but what does it really mean and how do you know whether your employees are engaged at work? And why does it matter?

Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace reported on employee engagement in more than 140 countries and divided employees into three categories. Below is an excerpt (click here to read the full article on