goSeries: A Day in the Life of an Hourly Worker Right Now

EXTRAordinary Worker: BLAKE We all felt inspired after “meeting” Blake and hearing his story as an EXTRAordinary Worker finalist for February. One of the most fulfilling parts of our EXTRAordinary Worker Campaign has been the connections we have made with these EXTRAordinary people.  And the relationships that have developed from those connections.   So, we reached out to Blake and our other finalists to see how COVID-19 has impacted their lives.  It took one response from … Read More

Be EXTRA Kind to the Frontline Right Now

Celebrate Your Favorite Hourly Worker & Give Them a Chance to Win $1,000 While most Americans with a “desk job” are being required to work from home, millions of “desk-less” hourly workers across the country are continuing to show up to work so that we have the things we still need – grocery store clerks so that we have groceries (and MAYBE even some toilet paper!), delivery drivers so that we don’t have to expose … Read More

goHappy’s Extraordinary Ordinary People Campaign

goHappy Hub! is thrilled to officially kick off The goHappy Extraordinary Ordinary People Campaign in order to recognize the amazing work that hourly workers are doing every day through which we will be giving away over $20,000 in 2020 to these incredibly deserving individuals.   As we talked about in “The Extraordinary Ordinary Window Cleaner” post last month, we want to celebrate people who are doing what most people would describe as “ordinary” jobs.  But, they … Read More

The Extraordinary Ordinary Window Cleaner

As I was sitting there waiting for my food at the Legal Sea Foods at Boston’s Logan International Airport in November of 2012, a man caught my eye.  He was outside on a ladder cleaning the windows of the gate next to the restaurant. As I sat there and watched him, I was mesmerized by how meticulous he was.  He was so carefully cutting into the corners of each window. There was no element of … Read More