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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, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here.

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This amusing video from Leadercast captures all of the really annoying things about conference calls..."struggling with your access code, the dropped calls, the person on mute, the person not paying any attention, and of course everyone talking over everyone else."

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Conference Call Nightmare

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Conference Call Nightmare

This amusing video from Leadercast captures all of the really annoying things about conference calls..."struggling with your access code, the dropped calls, the person on mute, the person not paying any attention, and of course everyone talking over everyone else."

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden Plunger???

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monk-E-Mail

Since Monk-e-Mail first launched in January of 2006, more than 50 million visitors have experienced what AdAge called the “third greatest human achievement, after only democracy and velcro.”

FRIDAY FUNNY: Making Work Into A Laughing Matter

These funny quotes and sayings about work, jobs, and bosses will free your mind from the grind.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Lighter Side Of Surviving In Today’s Workplace

Gray Matters starts with the basics and then moves on to cover more complex issues like the Seven Deadly Workplace Sins: exhaustion, anger, surrender, obsolescence, incompetence, withdrawal, and dysfunction.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Outrageous Excuses

CareerBuilder’s Annual Study reveals that three in 10 workers go to work sick to save sick days for when they’re feeling well.

FRIDAY FUNNY: SimCity…For Buildings!

User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming industry.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Are Dirty Restrooms Bad For Business?

Three-fourths of consumers believe a bad restroom indicates poor management. The survey highlights interesting disparities between men and women in their hand washing habits. Nearly three-fourths of women (74%) say they always wash their hands after using a public restroom compared to just 60% of men always do so.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Holiday Ho Ho Hos

FacilityBlog is getting into the spirit of things with its annual holiday humor offering.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Green Economy Gets Animated

“Let’s Go To The Future” is a whimsical claymation look at how and why organizations must respect the environment and our natural resources.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Getting Directions From The Floor

LED light transmissive carpets to provide information, direction, inspiration, and safety in offices, hotels, and public buildings.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Walls Are Alive!

Clients have included the Edmonton International Airport, Microsoft, lululemon, SAP, ING, and various restaurants and hotels in and around the Pacific Northwest--known for grey skies and green scenery.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Of The Rest…Room

The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Paris In China

The Atlantic reports: "As the saying goes, 'The way to live best is to eat Chinese food, drive an American car, and live in a British house. That’s the ideal life.'” There's the difference: live in a BRITISH house, not a Parisian apartment.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Do You Doodle?

‘Do You Doodle?’ competition seeks best whiteboard art from offices around the country.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Ding Dong Dell…What Is That Stinky Smell?

According to the latest rumors from the tech world, Dell has a smell problem, and it's having a tough time dealing with the negative press while the issue is being resolved.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Haunted Hospitality

Ghostly spirits make themselves as comfortable in America's B&Bs as living guests do. #throwbackthursday #tbt

FRIDAY FUNNY: Happy Happy Birthday Birthday!

On October 22, 1938—75 years ago—something happened that would change the workplace forever.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Future Of Flight…In Retrospect

Back in the 1950s, a team of architects and engineers (including famed industrial designer and creator of the St. Louis Gateway Arch, Eero Saarinen) put together a brief animated film on behalf of Washington International Airport.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Reality Theme Park Puts Kids To Work…And They Like It!

KidZania allows kids between the ages of four to 12 to do what comes naturally to them: role-playing by mimicking traditionally adult activities.

FRIDAY FUNNY: How Germaphobic Are You?

Survey finds some feel they are indispensable and can't miss work when they're sick.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Without Sesame Street, Jim Henson Might Have Ended Up Running Studio 54

Henson had a deep passion for the project and became personally involved in many of the operational details. He designed the furniture, lighting, and flooring—he even worked with architects on the blueprints for his groovy nightclub, Cyclia.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Cats On Guard At The Hermitage

After more than 200 years of service, these hard working cats are being honored in a fashion befitting of their position: an artist has been commissioned to create highly detailed Photoshop portraits of six of the cats, which will be featured in a magazine.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Do Amateur Acting + B-Grade Movie Backdrop = Compelling Crane Safety?

In the Sims Crane Minute, crane experts and safety professionals try to use innovative ways to provide basic education to raise awareness for these issues.

FRIDAY FUNNY: You’re So Vain

If you're an architect in Dubai, you probably think this post is about you, don't you?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Labor Day Follies

This survey was prepared by Harris Interactive© on behalf of CareerBuilder among 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide who were asked to share the most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the crowd, and whether their creativity got them hired.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Dolly Parton’s World Is About To Get Bigger

The bigger and better world of Dolly will include more thrills and sweeter dreams.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sometimes It IS All In A Name

Under normal circumstances, a crime like this wouldn't make national headlines, but these aren't normal circumstances.

FRIDAY FUNNY: You Forgot The WHAT?

A significant building feature has been omitted from this problem plagued Spanish structure, scheduled to open shortly.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Need Coffee? Just Yawn!

Imagine a world where all you had to do to receive a free cup of delicious, steaming hot coffee was to yawn. That's right. Bye bye red eye.

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