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"Kids in college? Well, won't it be nice to have them home?"
Tags:executive, executives, manager, manager, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, hierarchy, hierarchies, business hierarchies, business hierarchy, college loan, college loans, college debt, college debts, inequality, wealth divide, wealth gap, wealth gaps, just about managing, jam, jams, college, paying for college, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, unemployment, unemployed, fire, fired, firing, sack, sacked, sacking, can, canned, canned, laid-off, laid off, laying off, redundant, made redundant, redundancy, redundancies
"Brodman, after giving it much thought, I've decided to let you go for no apparent reason."
Tags:unemployment, business, management, fire, fires, firing, firing culture, unemployed, office worker, office workers, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, white collar job, white collar jobs, white collar, business executive, business executive, manager, managers, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, mankoff
"Davis, come in here and take a bullet."
Tags:violence, executives, assistant, assistance, personal assistant, personal assistants, secretary, secretaries, self-sacrifice, self-sacrifices, self-sacrificing, gunpoint, held up, hold up, holds up, holding up, take a bullet, takes a bullet, taking a bullet, entitled, entitlement, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporate hierarchy, corporate hierarchies, mankoff
'If you really must know, I didn't give you a bonus this year because you're small,weak and I know I can take you.'
"Well? I am, aren't I?"
"We're waiting to see if he'll see his shadow."
Tags:president, presidents, authority figure, authority figures, company president, company presidents, ceo, ceos, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, decision-maker, decision-makers, decision, decisions, arbitrary, groundhog, groundhogs, groundhog day, groundhog days, shadow, shadows, prediction, predictions, whim, whims, anxious, anxiousness, anxiety, nervous, nervousness
"You know what? I'm making 75 bucks an hour right now."
Tags:idle rich, ceo, ceos, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, head honcho, head honchos, take for granted, taken for granted, rich, riches, wage, wages, wage gap, wage gaps, relax, relaxes, relaxing, taking it easy, trash can basketball, wastebasket, wastebaskets, basketball, waste paper, wastepaper, wastepapers
"I just love it when the nights start closing in!"
"Do you mind if I write in 'owner'? I'm running out of line space for 'entrepreneur'."
Tags:entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, business entrepreneur, business entrepreneurs, owner, owners, own, owns, big boss, big bosses, big cheese, big word, big words, vocab word, vocab words, vocabulary, vocabulary word, vocabulary words, concise, short, shortens, shortens, shortened, pithy, pith, pithiness
"You wanted to see me?"
"Explain to me again why they pay him the big bucks."
Tags:executives, games, pay, ping pong, big bucks, paddle, paddle game, paddle games, executive, executive toy, executive toys, idle rich, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.os, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporation, corporationhead honcho, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, mankoff
"Senior Vice-President Buffington reporting, sir. Requests permission to advance and be recognized."
Tags:vice president, vice presidents, vice-president, vice-presidents, office politics, corporate culture, corporate ladder, businessmen, businessman, corporate environment, corporate hierarchy, status, intimidation, intimidating, intimidated, pecking order, corporate bully, bullies, ego, egos, egotist, egotists, egotistical, big boss, big bosses, status symbol, status symbols, pa, pas, personal assistant, personal assistants, deference
"This part about accepting the things I cannot change...I want that changed."
Tags:boss, bosses, ceo, ceos, big boss, big bosses, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, word of wisdom, words of wisdom, word to the wise, wisdom, definition, definitions, acceptance, accept, accepts, limitation, limitations, limited, change, changes, changing, order, orders, privilege, elite, elitist, elitists, elitism
"I was just going to say, 'Well, I don't make the rules.' But, of course, I do make the rules."
Tags:modest, modesty, false modesty, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, bigwig, bigwigs, big wig, big wigs, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, hierarchy, corporate hierarchy, corporate hierarchies, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporate culture, board meeting, board meetings, dictator, dictators, dictatorship, dictatorships, democracy, democracies, figure of speech
"He never has any stress but he is a carrier."
"The vibrating is good, but can't you program them to tremble more realistically when I walk by?"
Tags:robot, robots, manufacturer, manufacturers, manufacturing, factory, factories, factory worker, factory workers, tremble, trembles, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, ceo, ceos, authority, authorities, authoritarian, intimidate, intimidates, intimidation, realistic, realistically, power, powerful, ultimate authority, highest authority, awe, awes, awestruck
"Well, boss, you can call it an 'executive order,' but it's just another employee birthday card."
Tags:executive orders, executive order, authority, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, birthday card, birthday cards, pretension, pretensions, feel important, feels important, feeling important, pompousness, pompous, affected, affect, affects, grandiose, secretary, donald trump, trump, president trump, president donald trump, the donald, false authority
"Permission to speak, please."
"You are now chief officer in charge of our Open-Door Communications and Transparency Initiative. Youâ��re a doorstop."
Tags:title change, title changes, title, titles, business title, business titles, job title, job titles, corporate speak, ceo, ceos, corporate branding, corporate brand, corporate brands, euphemisms, euphemistic, doorstop, doorstops, door stop, door stops, dignity, lack of dignity, cog, cogs, cog in a machine, self-worth, self-esteem, worth, value, values, corporate culture, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses
"Dogs are too expensive. That's why I prefer contract workers."
Tags:exploit, exploits, exploitation, exploiting, exploited, contract worker, contract workers, zero hour contract, zero hour contracts, pet, pets, beck and call, bottom line, bottom lines, lead, leads, leash, leashes, boss, bosses, tyrant, tyrants, manager, managers, big boss, big bosses, working class, working classes
"In appreciation of your outstanding work and loyalty I'll present you with this valuable moving box where you can put in your personal belongings. You're fired."
Tags:appreciation, employee appreciation, manager, managers, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, fire, fires, firing, fired, sack, sacked, sacking, sackings, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, corporate downsizing, cruel, cruelty, loyal, loyalty, recognition, recognize, recognizes, recognizing, recognise, recognises, recognising, personal belongings, box, boxes, gather, gathers
"The union isn't a job killer. The boss is."
Tags:union, unions, job killer, job killers, regulation, regulations, boss, bosses, fire, fires, firing, layoff, layoffs, lay off, lay offs, laid off, cutback, cutbacks, bottom line, job market, job markets, corporate culture, office culture, ceo, ceos, fatcat, fatcats, fat cat, fat cats, big boss, big bosses
"Don't even think about going over my head Brother James."