That Friday Feeling

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A survey on smiling commissioned by hello – an oral care company, not the magazine – has found British employees are much happier than people think. The survey also confirmed that Friday is a day for smiling.

The survey of 2,000 British employees found people are most likely to get the “Friday feeling” at exactly 2:56pm every Friday. The time was worked out by generating an average based on answer options. The questions included how many times a day people found themselves smiling, and at what time were they were most likely to smile. Hello said the survey challenges the assumption that Brits are typically unhappy and miserable, revealing that one in five people smile more than 21 times a day (but can do better – what are the other 80% doing?).

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Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts is founder of Red Rose Consulting; business leader and educator; author and speaker; adviser on marketing, creative thinking and leadership.


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