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"Lost a step? Hell, no. Those young zebras are juiced."
Tags:older generation, older generations, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, zebra, zebras, lion, lions, predator, predators, old guy, old guys, prey, lost a step, lose a step, losing a step, younger generation, younger generations, old age, middle age, middle aged, keep up, keeps up, keeping up, barfly, barflies, passed over, passed by, has-been, has-beens, lost it
"Stop having good ideas for other people."
Tags:bright idea, bright ideas, good idea, good ideas, husband, husbands, wife, wives, intellectual property, intelligence, sharing, good advice, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, co worker, co workers, passed over, stealing the credit, taking the credit, take the credit, overlooked, promotion, self-esteem, self esteem
"...The Spirits are out at the moment, but if you'd like to leave a message...."
"This will surely be disappointing to many meek people. The legacy has been successfully contested, and it is now the arrogant who are to inherit the earth."
'Excellent application, lots of relevant experience and stellar qualifications, but I'm afraid your womb lets you down!'
"Anne, you get a promotion. Jim, you get a raise. And Bob, to be politically correct, you get a participation trophy."
"Half the board voted to kick me upstairs, the other half voted to kick me downstairs, so I'm staying put."
Tags:board of directors, board, boards, chairman, chairmen, chairperson, promotion, promotions, demotion, demotions, demoted, stay put, stays put, staying put, corporate life, corporate culture, office culture, white collar job, white collar jobs, daily grind, daily grinds, passed over, promote, promotes, promoting
'Why was I passed over for the C.F.O. position?'
"As you said, you're irreplaceable. That's why I've decided to give Jackson the promotion."
'I'm getting k-w-y-z-x-g-j-z-s-t-i-z-i-k-o-v...does anyone know a Kwyzxgizxtlzilov who's passed on recently?'
"I would say 'life's not fair,' but I think you know that."
"Mr. Rod, it makes no sense. Joey is nice and all, but there's no way he should be assistant manager! I mean, I'm the one who does all the work around here!"
Tags:baldo, promotion, promotions, peter principle, incompetence, incompetent, manager, managers, management material, assistant manager, assistant managers, injustice, unfair, pass over, passing over, passed over, hard worker, hard workers, reward, rewards, rewarding, ideal manager, ideal managers, unqualified, overqualified
'Do you still wonder why you were passed over for accounting research manager?'
'Does anyone here have a friend who recently passed over, named... Rex?'
'Being passed over for a promotion is always a painful experience. It's like having a stake driven through your wallet.'
"I suggest we put Jenkin's promotion on hold!"
"They finally gave me the employee of the month award, but it kind of loses its meaning when every single other employee has already gotten it five times.'
Tags:job recognition, employee recognition, employee, employees, employer, employers, workload, workloads, reward system, reward systems, employee morale, work award, work awards, work prize, work prizes, employee of the month, overlooked, passed over, insult, insults, meaning, working environment, motivation, motivations