The Difference Between You and Your Boss
from an Unknown Author*
When you take a long time, you're slow.
When your boss takes a long time, he's thorough.
When you don't do it, you're lazy.
When you make a mistake, you're an idiot.
When doing something without being told, you're overstepping your
When you take a stand, you're being bull-headed.
When you overlooked a rule of etiquette, you're being rude.
When you please your boss, you're apple polishing.
When you're out of the office, you're wandering around.
When you're on a day off sick, you're always sick.
When you apply for leave, you must be going for an interview.
* Google's old UseNet archives has this piece making its uncredited debut online in mid 1998.
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