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Achieving work life balance

#48 in the Green Goldfish ProjectSAS

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Flexibility, convenience and life / work balance are important at this software leader. SAS offers employees subsidized day care and medical care onsite. Happy Employees, lead to happy customers, leads to a Happy Bottom line.

Today’s Lagniappe (a little something extra thrown in for good measure) – Other SAS facts: Not a single layoff in its entire history; constant growth; less than 3% mean turnover; and a focus on long-term growth rather than satisfying shareholders’ immediate requirements. Here’s a YouTube video from CNN / Money on SAS:

The Green Goldfish Project is a quest to find 1,001 examples of marketing lagniappe for employees. Green goldfish are the little signature extras given to employees. They help differentiate a company, increase employee retention and drive positive WoM.

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Stan Phelps
Stan Phelps is the Chief Measurement Officer at 9 INCH marketing. 9 INCH helps organizations develop custom solutions around both customer and employee experience. Stan believes the 'longest and hardest nine inches' in marketing is the distance between the brain and the heart of your customer. He is the author of Purple Goldfish, Green Goldfish and Golden Goldfish.


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