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Topic: Bosses

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    1. Why is it that the less important you are in a company the more your tardiness or absence is noticed? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do most bosses tell you to not think just do what your told? How is this possible? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why is it that you always meet your boss in the stairwell when you try to sneak away from work early? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why is it that your boss calls all your ideas lousy until his boss has the same idea? (Contributed by Bluboo)
    5. Why is it that when the bosses talk about improving productivity they are never talking about themselves? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Why do most bosses think the best reward for a job well done is more work? (Contributed by J.J.)
    7. If you went that extra mile at work would your boss find you and bring you back? (Contributed by Dean M.)
    8. Why is it that when I take a long time doing something I'm slow but when my boss takes a long time he's being thorough? And when I don't do it I'm lazy but when my boss doesn't do it he's too busy? (Contributed by Memphis Jan)
    9. They say that intelligence is when you spot a flaw in your boss's reasoning but isn't wisdom when you refrain from pointing it out? (Contributed by Theodor Nickel)
    10. If you quit your job because your boss was sick and tired of you can you say you quit because of illness and fatigue? (Contributed by Mr. Greer)
    11. What's with the memos reading 'From The Desk Of' that executives send out? Do they really expect people to believe that the memo was sent by their desk and not them? (Contributed by Don F.)
    12. How come to attend a week long seminar entitled 'Get Control of Your Life' you have to get permission from your boss? Doesn't that defeat the whole purpose of the seminar? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    13. Isn't it odd that the person with the strongest beliefs in hard work and dedication by employees is usually the boss? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    14. Why is it that when your boss says 'Got a minute?' you immediately start wondering what you did with the classifieds? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    15. When a position is advertised as 'self-motivated' doesn't that really mean that management won't answer any of your questions? (Contributed by EIW)
    16. When your company says they pay competitive salaries don't they really mean they pay less than their competitors? (Contributed by EIW)
    17. Shouldn't you always be frank with your boss? After all, that way when things don't go right, you can always blame Frank, couldn't you? (Contributed by Doug Forbush)
    18. Why is it that no matter how simple it seems to you, your explanation will be more than they want to know? (Contributed by Terry Galan)
    19. Why is it that people who supervise other people never seem to have people skills? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    20. If your boss tells you to be more outgoing, should you leave? (Contributed by David Reihmer)
    21. Wouldn't the biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives be to think we work for anybody but ourselves? (Contributed by Brian Tracy)
    22. Has anybody noticed that boss spelled backwards is double sob? (Contributed by Doug)
    23. Why is it that the people in a corporation who do the least, get paid the most? And the people who do the most, get paid the least? (Contributed by Tim Biden)
    24. What ever happened to lead by example? (Contributed by Judy Stockrahm)
    25. When you're promised the Earth, how come you're invariably treated like dirt? (Contributed by Paul Nicholls)
    26. Why do bosses always seem to have zero tolerance for EVERYTHING? (Contributed by Valerie)
    27. If your boss refers to you as a model employee, is that a good thing or a bad thing? Aren't models just small, non-working replicas of the real thing? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    28. Why is it acceptable for your boss to take a week long vacation after laying off so many people when their entire department is frantically busy? (Contributed by Lizz)
    29. Why are you never late for work except for the only day the boss is early? (Contributed by Mary Jo)
    30. When bosses interrupt your work to call you into a useless meeting, why do they always end the meeting by saying 'Lets get to work'? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    31. Would all work and no play make you a manager? (Contributed by Gord)
    32. Shouldnít people get it by now? Those who can, DO. Those who canít, MANAGE, right? (Contributed by Ray H.)
    33. Doesnít accomplishing the impossible only mean the boss will add it to your regular duties? (Contributed by W.W.)
    34. Sure, the cream rises to the top, but so does the scum, doesnít it? (Contributed by Thom)
    35. Why do "bosses" make rules and requirements that they, themselves, would never follow? (Contributed by Tom)
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