Archive for November 14th, 2011

FedEx Days

If you watched Daniel Pink’s TED Talk, you learned about FedEx Days. He found a company that gives its employees a day off to create. Anything. Just as FedEx promises overnight delivery, so must the employee. The argument is that this shift from the daily grind gets an employee’s creative juices flowing and that complex problems often get solved after FedEx Days.

I wanted a FedEx Day. I had no idea what I would do with it, but I wanted one.
I got it. In fact I got four. Thanks to an electrical short at school, we’ve used up all our snow days before the temperatures have seriously thought about dipping below freezing. I will take what I can get. I needed a day off.

It has taken me more than 24 hours to deliver my product, but after another run to Michael’s and Westlakes today, I think I’ll have it. Look for the big reveal soon!


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