This final note today, which, as you’ll see, has a distinct ‘keeping the workers happy’ theme to it.
Next time you’re feeling sleepy on the job — not unusual around this time of year with the whole daylight savings time thing — go ahead and consider a nap. USA Today points out a 20-minute nap can give a big boost to productivity. And that some companies are in fact setting up rooms just so you can grab a quick snooze.
And about what I said Friday — no, I’m not leaving. Are you kidding?
Did get the big boss to agree to Beer Cart Friday, though.
— Jon McTaggart (@JonMcTaggart) March 9, 2013
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