I nominate this guy as the best boss of the year. After 46 years as a grocery store owner, he gave the company to the employees. Here's the link:
Here's Joe at the store.
He says he operates on a simple philosophy -- "Do the right thing."
He plans to travel with the money generated by the ESOP.
This is like some episode of MAD MEN created during the actual era. "He makes friends with every ten-dollar tramp that comes along..."
I feel bad complaining about another hard week at work -- especially when I see how enterprising and hard-working this guy is --
We could play "How many chairs?" or "Where's Waldo?"
Wait a second, in the top corner...
Isn't it a shame that bright young ambitious girls today, who might wish to serve their nation's astronautics corps, can no longer dream of becoming--SPACE SECRETARIES!?!
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I hope you're not looking for a job -- at Job Island!!
Job Island from 5-Second Films on Vimeo.
One of a great collection of 5 second films -- check them all out at Vimeo.
When used correctly, electricity can be our friend. This is one reason I like gas-powered mowers.
Some great sparks at startup, and if you look closely at 20 seconds in, the lawn is actually mowed!!
There are some very specific things you shouldn't say to your co-workers. Offensive things. Questions and comments that could lead to a lawsuit, or getting fired. But how do you know exactly what those things are? Aside from using your common sense, the Delaware Department of Transportation was kind enough to make
issued an apology
when, surprise!, people found the brochure to be offensive.