Off-Campus Lunch: Not as Innocent as You Think
[caption id="attachment_1011" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Looks delicious, right? This could be making your coworkers hundreds a year."][/caption] I've been a part of my team for two years now, and I thought things were going great. Actually, most of the time they are. Everyone gets along most of the time, we crack jokes and even have the weekly food order at a local restaurant. You know what I'm talking about. The menu gets passed around, everyone writes down what they want, everyone pitches in and, voila, food has arrived. Sometimes it's Chinese, sometimes it's Chipotle, sometimes it's sandwiches. Well, every Wednesday for us is sandwiches. There's ...
Finally! A Better Notepad: Tidbit
The memo pad, staple of just about every office in the world, has reached the next level. Tidbit is a Japanese line of memo pads, with each piece of paper perforated in a grid format. The user (read: employee) can then decide how much of said paper is required for their next note, and simply tear off the mini-memo. It even comes complete with a small pocket to store each one. What will they think of next! By the way, they also lend themselves to the desktop animal paper art - shown below. Can you say "origami"? [nggallery id=135] [Source: Matomeno]
Corporate Cuts: Please Spare the Bathrooms
I understand the need for corporate to trim the fat. In the two years I've been with my company, we've gone from being a husky male to emaciated. There's no more personnel to cut, so corporate is trying to become more creative. But last month they went further than thought possible and I learned a few things along the way. There was no formal announcement, but I quickly noticed there was a change. The bathroom started to smell like a truck stop. [caption id="attachment_1210" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="It wasn't until the cleaning stopped that I started to miss the smell of urinal cakes."][/caption] I went to ...
The Top 10 Highest Paid CEOs of 2010
[caption id="attachment_13949" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Life is not fair."][/caption] How much did you earn last year? LOL! Most of these CEO's earn more than that in a single day. The Associated Press recently determined the top 50 highest paid CEOs from the S&P 500 companies for the 2010 year. These formula used to generate these figures included perks like stock options and bonuses to arrive at the figures. Below you'll find a gallery of the top 10. [imagebrowser id=60 w=350]