Happiness and the willingness to work hard go hand-in-hand. If your employees are unhappy, they won’t really care enough to work much harder than the bare minimum—and that spells a lack of strategic opportunity for your organization. In this Forbes article by Karsten Strauss, seven tips are provided to help keep your employees happy. They include building ownership, trusting employees to leave comfort zones, keeping the team informed, treating employees like adults, consistently acting like the boss when needed, and understanding that compensation is important, but not the most important thing. Manage these five things well and your employees with stay happy and more productive.