A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION
When I take a long time - I am slow.
When my boss takes a long time - he is thorough.
When I don't do it - I'm lazy.
When my boss doesn't do it - he is too busy.
When I do something without being told - I'm over-stepping my boundaries.
When my boss does the same thing - that is initiative.
When I take a stand - I'm bullheaded.
When my boss does it - he is being firm.
When I overlook a rule of etiquette - I am rude.
When my boss slips a few rules - he is being original.
When I please my boss - I am apple polishing.
When my boss pleases his boss - he is co-operating.
When I get ahead - I get the breaks.
When my boss gets ahead - that's hard work.