Being Thursday, you have time to think about this one:
Casual Friday Goes Kinky: Undressing For Work
Audrey Underwear Company asked its 500 female employees to show up for work in their underwear. It started as â€œCamisole Dayâ€œ, to celebrate the companyâ€™s record sales. 90% of the women went along with the idea (it was strictly voluntary).
Life is different in the underwear business. Trust me, I know.
According to Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, while speaking at a recent conference on start-ups:
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He stepped on the stage wearing his trademark Adidas sandals (he bought ten pairs before they were discontinued).
â€œI want to stress the importance of being young and technical,â€ he stated. If you want to found a successful company, you should only hire young people with technical expertise.
â€œYoung people are just smarter,â€ he said with a straight face. â€œWhy are most chess masters under 30?â€ he asked. â€œI donâ€™t know,â€ he answered. â€œYoung people just have simpler lives. We may not own a car. We may not have family.â€ In the absence of those distractions, he says, you can focus on big ideologies. He added, â€œI only own a mattress.â€ Later: â€œSimplicity in life allows you to focus on whatâ€™s important.â€
At 33, I’m apparently much too old to work for Facebook.
I wonder if anyone’s ever tried this at E&Y?