Ball-busting on that level makes it look like you’ve been here, done that, got the t-shirt and what you’ve just been presented with is amateur hour.
I can already hear the rally-cry of the battle-worn managers: “Work is work. Show up, get paid, and go home. Quit yer bitchin’, Sally.”
You are the toughest critic on yourself that there will ever be. And if you start listening to all the Teds of the world, your inner voice is going to start sounding a lot like him.
Don’t wait until tomorrow to tell the pricks to f*ck off, you might get hit by a bus TODAY and never get your chance.
A complete 180 from our Baby Boomer managers, who say nothing to avoid showing disrespect; Gen-Y stays silent to show disrespect.
It’s summer; a new slew of Gen-Y’ers are graduating… each time this year I like to give tips to the graduates and this year I have three.
I once worked for a company that had an official policy against a coffee maker of any sort. It went so far as to outlaw water coolers (a policy that was rightly “ignored” by the on-site manager, but the ban on the coffee machine was strictly enforced).
I will not work for or support any company that mistreats employees, customers, or the community it serves.
There are only three ways to differentiate yourself from other dumb hicks.
If your Grandma had your job, would you be pissed off at her boss? At the company?