Elite financial advisors recognize an important fact about their careers that escapes many others: The main reason they are in business is not so they can simply keep getting more and more clients — it’s so they can build a business that supports happiness and a great quality of life.

Happiness is an increasingly popular topic these days among executives and business owners, including advisors — and with good reason. Working to enhance happiness creates a tangible return on investment and will make you more successful. If you are happy and you have happy people around you in your organization, your organization’s performance and productivity can improve by 10% to 30%, according to a variety of studies, including one by a team of economists at England’s Warwick Business School.

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