(3BL Media/Justmeans) â Many people believe if they achieve success at the workplace, happiness will follow. However, the reality may be the other way round. If people are happy at the workplace, success will follow. Companies increasingly recognize the need to have happy employees, not just for the employeesâ sake, but also to achieve competitive advantage through a positive, productive and engaged workforce. Happy employees also find more time for hobbies, family life, and community service.