Doug Hickok Reaches Amazon Bestseller List With His New Book

Published on April 23, 2017

Doug Hickok reached the Amazon Bestseller List with his new book, “The Pursuit of Happiness at Work.” The book provides insight for entrepreneurs on how to create a happy workplace that not only provides human benefits, but also increases productivity and financial performance.

Doug Hickok became an Amazon Bestselling Author with his new book, The Pursuit of Happiness at Work. Amazon listed the book at Number 1 among all books in the Communications in Management category and #2 in the Entrepreneurship Management category in the Kindle Store. It was also listed as the Number 1 Hot New Release in multiple business book categories.

In The Pursuit of Happiness at Work, Hickok reveals specific steps to create happiness in an organization and the eight most important things that workers need in order to be happy at work. He also makes a business case for entrepreneurs to create a happy environment for themselves as well as their employees, which his research shows can increase revenue and profits by 20 percent to 40 percent. The book includes a number of scorecards and worksheets that can be used by the reader to analyze the degree of happiness in an organization and point to actions needed to create a happier, more productive organization.

Hickok said, “I read a lot of research developed by serious thinkers around the world and I was struck by the fact that every research summary that I read pointed out that happiness at work contributes to tangible, good outcomes, no matter what type or size of organization is involved.” He continued, “When people are happy at work, they do their best work, they get along well with each other, and they stick with the organization, all of which adds up to increased productivity and profits.”

The Pursuit of Happiness at Work is available on Amazon in eBook, paperback, and hardcover versions at

Doug Hickok, bestselling author, speaker, and coach, is the President of Happy Workplace Consulting Group in Annapolis, Maryland. He has more than twenty years of experience as an executive coach and communication expert, specializing in leadership development. Hickok is a Certified Imago Educator (psychology and communication). Along with The Pursuit of Happiness at Work, he is the author of You Can Succeed with Your Great Business Idea.

Hickok has taught in the Executive Education program at the Management Institute of the Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, in Richmond, Virginia. He is also an executive coach for The Honor Foundation, an organization that assists Navy Seals with their transitions from the military into civilian business life. Hickok is a member of the International Association of Coaching, the Association for Talent Development, and the Academy of Management.

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