Big Company Perks

If you're self-employed, what perks do you give yourself? I consider my slippers-all-day policy pretty wonderful.

One of my writing assignments this week includes digging into the behind-the-scenes corporate culture at some huge companies. HubSpot. Adobe. Google. How do they keep their employees so happy and productive?

They offer them lots of cool stuff. Did you know:

  • Adobe employees get the entire months of July and December off work?
  • HubSpot employees get unlimited free Amazon Kindle book downloads?
  • Intuit employees can visit an onsite massage therapist during the workday?

So, even though my small business is just me, I think it’s time to start adopting some ideas from the big guys. Why not? I could use a break from six-day work weeks and “sneaking a few hours of work in after dinner” to get more energized and boost productivity.

If you’re self-employed, what perks do you give yourself?

I consider my slippers-all-day policy pretty wonderful and enjoy lunch breaks with my puppies in the backyard — I mean, the company’s outdoor green space.

Until next time,
Choose healthy!
Angela

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