The moment you walk into MenloInnovations, you can sense theatmosphere full of energy, playfulness,enthusiasm, and maybeeven . . . joy. As a package-deliveryperson once remarked, I dontknow what you do, but whateverit is, I want to work here.Every year, thousands of visitors comefrom around the world to visit Menlo Innovations, asmall software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan.They make the trek not to learn about technologybut to witness a radically different approach to companyculture.CEO and Chief Storyteller Rich Sheridan removedthe fear and ambiguity that typically make a workplacemiserable. His own experience in the softwareindustry taught him that, for many, work wasmarked by long hours and mismanaged projectswith low-quality results. There had to be a better way.With joy as the explicit goal, Sheridan and his teamchanged everything about how the company wasrun. They established a shared belief system thatsupports working in pairs and embraces makingmistakes, all while fostering dignity for the team.The results blew away all expectations. Menlo haswon numerous growth awards and was named anInc. magazine audacious small company. It hastripled its physical office three times and producedproducts that dominate markets for its clients.Joy, Inc. offers an inside look at how Sheridan andMenlo created a joyful culture, and shows how anyorganization can follow their methods for a morepassionate team and sustainable, profitable results.Sheridan also shows how to run smarter meetingsand build cultural training into your hiringprocess.Joy, Inc. offers an inspirational blueprint for readersin any field who want a committed, energizingatmosphere at workleading to sustainable businessresults.