The brain explained that since he controlled all the parts of the body, he should be boss. The legs argued that since they took man wherever he wanted to go, they should be boss. The stomach countered with the explanation that since he digested all the food, he should be boss.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of intolerable people in high authority. Not yours. You have your own problems to focus on, so do it, and try not to let them get under your skin.
From the Blog Subscribe Now. Of course, everyone got into the arguments and the heart, lungs, and ears all say the same thing. All the other laughed and laughed to think of an asshole being boss.
On a related topic, Bob told me about a company called SuccessFactors. It makes performance and talent management software to automate performance reviews across global organizations and create visibility into performance data across the organization. This helps its customers determine how to find, promote, and pay people as well as how to manage succession planning.
Geoffrey Nunberg is intrigued by assholes. Fast Company talked with the author about why so many bosses are assholes, how they can avoid that classification, and the importance of gender equity in swearing. The interview has been condensed and edited.
Dealing with a boss who seems to get some sort of sadistic pleasure out of making you miserable is basically a rite of passage. Or maybe it's not and I've just had a bad run. I spent a few too many unfortunate years working food service, where I almost exclusively had bosses I couldn't get along with.
These are jokes. Some of them are old, and as such reflect the tone of the times. Some of them are new, and just as offensive.
Finally, the asshole spoke up and said it was going to be the boss. All the other organs laughed and laughed at the idea of the asshole being the boss. The asshole got so mad that he closed up. After a while, the brain got dizzy, the muscles grew weak, and the stomach felt sick.
Verified by Psychology Today. Work Matters. I learned about this bosshole's astounding antics from a This American Life episode called "Petty Tyrant.