Friday Funny

A look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, Friday memes, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here.

Husqvarna Mars Rover

Happy Birthday Mars Rover! Love, Husqvarna Automowers

On August 5, Husqvarna Automowers® worldwide will sing "Happy Birthday" to the Mars Rover Curiosity on its 10th Birthday!
Duct Tape Promwear

Crafty High Schoolers’ Duct Tape Prom Outfits Nab College Scholarships

Two Grand Prize Winners were each awarded $10,000 college scholarships in Duck brand's 22nd Annual Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest.
Super Bowl LVI

Here Comes Super Bowl Sunday! 

As football fans get set to watch the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium, here are seven surprising things about the site of Super Bowl LVI.
dog owners

Return To Work: Dog Owners Will Miss Pup More Than Spouse, Children

Over 70% of dog owners still working from home expect to miss their pet when they return to the workplace, while only 42% will miss their spouse and 39% will miss their children
dress policies

Comfort Is King: Dressing For Success, Pandemic Style

As businesses reopen, employers should review and reaffirm their dress policies to ensure pajamas remain worn at home—and not at work.
work from home meme

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.
March Madness employee morale

Friday Funny: Do Playoffs Pay Off At Work?

When it comes to workplace morale, 78% of employees at companies that celebrate sports events like March Madness say they improve team spirit.
Margate, NJ Jersey Shore

Friday Funny: The Room In The Elephant

An Airbnb listing offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend the night in one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous attractions.
Duck Tape Prom Contest

Friday Funny: Duct Tape Prom Fashion Still Sticking Around

It's the 20th anniversary of the Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, and creative teens are sticking with it to compete for nearly $25,000 in scholarships and prizes.
conversation hearts

Friday Funny: A Change Of Heart

Valentine’s Day conversation hearts disappeared last year, but they've been revived for 2020. They're also being custom printed, with interesting results.
Ice Cream Drone

Friday Funny: Would You Like An Ice Cream Drone?

In a modern twist on the beloved ice cream truck, Unilever teamed up with Terra Drone Europe to demonstrate how Ben & Jerry’s ice cream can be delivered in New York, by drone.
Twitter possum

Friday Funny: Aussie Worker Faces Possum Problem

Monday mornings can be hard. Finding a furry intruder lurking on your desk doesn't make starting off the week any easier.
Valentine’s Day

Friday Funny: Valentine’s Day At The World’s Most Romantic Building

From An Affair To Remember to Sleepless In Seattle, the Empire State Building has played a starring role in many on-screen romances. Could it be part of your love story?
video

Friday Funny: Take Me Down The Construction Road

UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.
office etiquette

Friday Funny: Your Potty Mouth Is Not OK (The Blue Hair Is Fine)

A new office etiquette survey from Accountemps reveals that bad language, pets, and political décor are the biggest workplace offenses.
holiday gift exchange

Friday Funny: Don’t Be A Bad Santa

If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.
pet names

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.
holiday workshop

Friday Funny: This Isn’t Santa’s Workshop

More than half of workers say they will shop online while on the job — or “workshop” — this holiday season, and 44% admit their productivity will take a hit.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Friday Funny: This Hotel Rocks!

The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, made its debut in Hollywood, FL last month.
Philadelphia

Friday Funny: Philly Skyscraper Springs Mysterious Leak

Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.

Webinars

FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

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View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.
The Office Building Of The Future

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Register for this free webinar and learn successful strategies to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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