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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Employee Happiness Kit

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Friday Funny

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Published on March 06, 2009 with 3 Comments


All personnel will now be required to look happy while working. Company approved supplies will be provided to each employee at little or no cost.

Feeling stressed? Too many priorities and assignments? Here is the new, low cost, company approved solution to cope with multiple priorities and assignments.

Supply each employee with two paper clips and rubber bands. (See Figure 1.)

Figure 1

Figure 1

Assemble items as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2

Figure 2

Apply as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3

Figure 3

Enjoy your day. This new office equipment will help you to reach the end of a productive work day with a smile on your face!


Many thanks to Poor Richard for sending along this post.

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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  1. That’s all well and good if you work for some hoity-toity company that can afford to hand out office supplies willy-nilly. I am hoarding my rubber bands and paper clips in case I need them to hunt for food.

  2. This is great.

    It should go under the category of “Rule 62″, “Don’t take yourself so darned seriously”.

  3. Thank you for the post :) there’re not so many smiles in our daily work. I was glad to see the smiles of my workmates who read this post.

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