Why You and the Boss are Totally Different?

 | August 11,2010 10:27 am IST

 

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 your boss doesn't do it, he's too busy.

 

When you make a mistake, you're an idiot.
When your boss makes a mistake, he's only human.

 

When you are doing something without being told, you're overstepping your authority.
When your boss does the same thing, that's initiative.

 

When you take a stand, you're being bull-headed.
When your boss does it, he's being firm.

 

When you overlooked a rule of etiquette, you're being rude.
When your boss skips a few rules, he's being original.

 

When you please your boss, you're apple-polishing.
When your boss pleases his boss, he's being co-operative.

 

When you're out of the office, you're wandering around.
When your boss is out of the office, he's on business.

 

When you're on a day off sick, you're always sick.
When your boss is a day off sick, he must be very ill.

 

When you apply for leave, you must be going for an interview.
When your boss applies for leave, it's because he's overworked.