Recession Boss

Office productivity during lean times



Your boss before the recession:  “Nice job!”
Recession Boss - cat pats duck on head

Your boss during the recession:  “Please put more effort into your work!”


Your boss after the Quarterly Report:  “I said, 'More effort!' ”


“The beatings will continue until morale improves!”



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A career is a job that has gone on too long. - Jeff MacNelly

Don't torture yourself... that's my job. - Carolyn Jones

The first thing the secretary types is the boss. - Donald Trump

The beatings will continue until morale improves. - Unknown

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. - Erma Bombeck

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. - Francis Bacon

Many people quit looking for work when they find a job. - Steven Wright

An optimist is simply a pessimist with no job experience. - Dilbert

His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours. - Arthur Baer

A pessimist is someone who makes difficulties of his opportunities. - Unknown

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back. - Oscar Wilde

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop

Stress is an important dragon to slay - or at least tame - in your life. - Marilu Henner

We always admire the other fellow more after we have tried to do his job. - William Feather

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. - Charles Lamb

Every time I fill a vacant office, I make ten malcontents and one ingrate. - Louis XIV

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. - Fred Astaire

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The visionary leader is an optimist, for no pessimist ever made a great leader. - William W Francis

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. - Dale Carnegie

They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't in on that particular job. - Brian Clough

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. - Benjamin Franklin

Concentrate on what you're doing - then you won't have time to tense up and worry. - Unknown

When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges. - Jack Handy

Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles M. Schulz

Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere. - Unknown

Wherever I go, people are waving at me. Maybe if I do a good job, they'll use all their fingers. - Frank King

To me, job titles don't matter. Everyone is in sales. It's the only way we stay in business. - Harvey Mackay

Pessimism becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy; it reproduces itself by crippling our willingness to act. - Howard Zinn

I have far too many skeletons in my closet to think about any sort of serious mention of public office. - David Cone

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little. - Mark Twain

It's useless to hold a person to anything he says when he's in love, drunk or running for office. - Shirley Maclaine

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Unknown

If you are in the job for glamour, you're in for the shock of your life. The media is a huge shark pool. - Trisha Goddard

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughan

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. - Matthew 6:34

I'm not just retiring from the company, I'm also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron. - Hartman Jule

I'm not a car guy. The subway gets me where I need to go efficiently and cheaply, and I don't worry about traffic. - Joe Scarborough

My Dad once said, "you wouldn't worry so much about what people thought of you if you knew how seldom they did." - Dr. Phil McGraw

To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. - Unknown


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17-Oct-2019