Here are the best recent stories from the Happy Link Collection:
Being nice saved this McDonald’s. A McDonald’s owner feels the squeeze when a Taco Bell opens next door. Instead of cutting costs, he fights back by going nice: “Bigari started giving no–interest loans to employees to cover things like new tires, rental deposits, medicine and emergency babysitters. He worked with a local church to help employees get daycare, and he started buying inexpensive cars at police auctions and selling them to employees at cost.”
Small company hires a happiness manager. “The owner decided to only hire people who where happy! That’s right if she didn’t feel that you weren’t a really happy person, you didn’t get the job. She went even further and hired a Happiness Manager. His job is as you might expect, is to find ways to keep her happy employees….HAPPY!”
And finally, you gotta see this video from game company Cranium, a truly happy company whose office is laid out like the board of their first board game:
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And have a spectacularly happy weekend :o)