#48 in the Green Goldfish Project – SAS    Flexibility, convenience and life / work balance are important at this software leader. SAS offers employees subsidized day care and medical care onsite. Happy Employees, lead to happy customers, leads to a Happy Bottom line.

#48 in the Green Goldfish Project – SAS Flexibility, convenience and life / work balance are important at this software leader. SAS offers employees subsidized day care and medical care onsite. Happy Employees, lead to happy customers, leads to a Happy Bottom line.

Green Goldfish #58 - Cirrus Logic    Every month, the company hosts “Cirrus Logic Rocks!”—a live music event featuring local musicians—on its outdoor patio.    Here’s a testimonial from V.R, an employee at Cirrus:  Why does Cirrus Rock? I get to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, designing – yes, designing! – world class products in an environment that emphasizes creativity. All this, straight out of college. AND… Cirrus hosts Happy Hours EVERY Friday! Tough combo to…

Green Goldfish #58 - Cirrus Logic Every month, the company hosts “Cirrus Logic Rocks!”—a live music event featuring local musicians—on its outdoor patio. Here’s a testimonial from V.R, an employee at Cirrus: Why does Cirrus Rock? I get to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, designing – yes, designing! – world class products in an environment that emphasizes creativity. All this, straight out of college. AND… Cirrus hosts Happy Hours EVERY Friday! Tough combo to…

Zappos Green Goldfish #72     Augusta Scott is the Zappos Coach.  She is the internal, on-site company “coach”.  She helps Zapponians with…anything…yes…anything they would like to improve in their lives; personally or professionally.  The program is designed to keep the employees happy, feeling productive; feeling like they matter, and feeling significant both at work and in their personal lives.

Zappos Green Goldfish #72 Augusta Scott is the Zappos Coach. She is the internal, on-site company “coach”. She helps Zapponians with…anything…yes…anything they would like to improve in their lives; personally or professionally. The program is designed to keep the employees happy, feeling productive; feeling like they matter, and feeling significant both at work and in their personal lives.

Google founder Larry Page, "My father’s father worked in the Chevy plant in Flint. He was an assembly line worker…My Grandpa used to carry an “Alley Oop” hammer – a heavy iron pipe with a hunk of lead melted on the end. The workers made them during the sit-down strikes to protect themselves. When I was growing up, we used that hammer whenever we needed to pound a stake or something into the ground. It is wonderful that most people don’t need to carry a heavy blunt object for protection…

Google founder Larry Page, "My father’s father worked in the Chevy plant in Flint. He was an assembly line worker…My Grandpa used to carry an “Alley Oop” hammer – a heavy iron pipe with a hunk of lead melted on the end. The workers made them during the sit-down strikes to protect themselves. When I was growing up, we used that hammer whenever we needed to pound a stake or something into the ground. It is wonderful that most people don’t need to carry a heavy blunt object for protection…

Submitted by Mitch Curtis,  "I was intrigued by the Green Goldfish Project, and wanted to tell you about a unique Wellness benefit  at Gentle Giant Moving Company (#778), a small business based in Boston. We have John Zimmer, an in-house chiropractor and renowned Cross Fit trainer that works every day with movers, office staff, and executives in the custom built Cross Fit gym right inside of our warehouse. Our company has always focused on strength and fitness and John has ingrained it…

Submitted by Mitch Curtis, "I was intrigued by the Green Goldfish Project, and wanted to tell you about a unique Wellness benefit at Gentle Giant Moving Company (#778), a small business based in Boston. We have John Zimmer, an in-house chiropractor and renowned Cross Fit trainer that works every day with movers, office staff, and executives in the custom built Cross Fit gym right inside of our warehouse. Our company has always focused on strength and fitness and John has ingrained it…

Green Goldfish #2: According to Jonathan Strickland in ‘HowStuffWorks: How the Googleplex Works’, the company allows its employees to use up to 20 percent of their work week at Google to pursue special projects. That means for every standard work week, employees can take a full day to work on a project unrelated to their normal workload. Google claims that many of their products in Google Labs started out as pet projects in the 20 percent time program.

Green Goldfish #2: According to Jonathan Strickland in ‘HowStuffWorks: How the Googleplex Works’, the company allows its employees to use up to 20 percent of their work week at Google to pursue special projects. That means for every standard work week, employees can take a full day to work on a project unrelated to their normal workload. Google claims that many of their products in Google Labs started out as pet projects in the 20 percent time program.

#71 in the Green Goldfish Project – Max Borges Agency    Taken from a post by Marc Acito  Max Borges motivates his employees by sharing his profits with them. “They don’t feel like, ‘Oh, I’m just getting my boss rich,’” he says. “They act more like owners. Not only do they work harder, they work smarter.”

#71 in the Green Goldfish Project – Max Borges Agency Taken from a post by Marc Acito Max Borges motivates his employees by sharing his profits with them. “They don’t feel like, ‘Oh, I’m just getting my boss rich,’” he says. “They act more like owners. Not only do they work harder, they work smarter.”

Clayco #320 - Beyond building design and construction projects at Clayco (#320), many employees build toned bodies in a decked-out gym—complete with a personal trainer on the payroll. And after squeezing a quick workout into the day, they can shower off in bathrooms stocked with hairspray, Tums, mouthwash, floss and more.

Clayco #320 - Beyond building design and construction projects at Clayco (#320), many employees build toned bodies in a decked-out gym—complete with a personal trainer on the payroll. And after squeezing a quick workout into the day, they can shower off in bathrooms stocked with hairspray, Tums, mouthwash, floss and more.

AnswerLab’s (#510) CEO schedules Walk & Talks with every employee. These one-on-one check-ins provide employees with an individual opportunity to share any concerns or brilliant ideas they have with the CEO directly. Combining wellness with one-on-ones helps achieve two important objectives simultaneously. Meeting outside the office and getting physical helps eliminate the nerves and intimidation employees might normally experience when connecting with higher-ups.

AnswerLab’s (#510) CEO schedules Walk & Talks with every employee. These one-on-one check-ins provide employees with an individual opportunity to share any concerns or brilliant ideas they have with the CEO directly. Combining wellness with one-on-ones helps achieve two important objectives simultaneously. Meeting outside the office and getting physical helps eliminate the nerves and intimidation employees might normally experience when connecting with higher-ups.

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