12/04/2012 05:17 pm ET

5 Bosses Way Cooler Than Yours

Most workers are probably more familiar with the idea of horrible bosses than great ones, but there are a few sweet company heads out there. Remember the grocery store owner who gave the store to his employees when he retired? One CEO even gave each of his employees $7,500 to take a vacation.

Here's hoping more CEOs take the hint from these amazing bosses next year!

Take a look at the best bosses of 2012: