🌳 201 Ways to Get Even With Your Boss by Linda Higgins Design and illustration by Seymour Chwast 🌳
- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Citadel (August 1, 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0806515708
- ISBN-13: 978-0806515700
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.3 x 0.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9 ounces
For the huddled masses yearning to be free ... of their bosses!
201 Ways to Get Even With Your Boss shows every angry and fed-up employee how to say thank you for all those rude and inconsiderate slights he (or she) has received over the years.
Here are some good get-even examples:
- When the boss goes on vacation, have his water and electricity shut off. If he'd like it in writing, use his letterhead.
- Send love poems from your boss to coworkers (of both sexes).
- Alphabetize her Rolodex by people's first names.
This inventive book is guaranteed to get a reaction from the boss, ranging from a chuckle to "You're fired!"
For the office clown, the disillusioned, the soon-to-be fired, or the employee with a vendetta, this collection will relieve the tension and make the daily grind just a little bit easier.
From the Introduction
Your boss calls you into his office at five p.m. and presents you with an enormous project that must be ready by nine a.m. the following morning. He bellows that it is of the utmost importance and he doesn't care if you have to stay at work until two a.m. to finish it.
You work until four a.m. and show up at nine a.m. with project in hand, imagining you'll hear "What a great job!" or "I knew I could count on you!" Instead you hear your boss is on vacation. He flew to New York last night.
Your boss claims it is not part of his job to carry an overhead slide projector, screen, and several heavy boxes of display equipment out to his car. Rather than ask the 61-year-old receptionist to do it, as your six-foot-four-inch boss suggests, you make several trips out to the parking lot hauling equipment that would have taken your boss one trip.
As you stagger back to the office out of breath from this laborious task, instead of hearing "Thank you," you get yelled at because you haven't finished typing the letter you started before you became a teamster.
Now you no longer have to daydream about how to plot your revenge against a nincompoop of a boss. This book shows you in detail how to say "Thank you" for all those rude and inconsiderate gestures you have received over the years.
Not all of the suggestions are for everyone.
Take the test on the next few pages, rate your boss, and let your score determine which pranks to play.
Some are in the "fun-loving" category, and these selections are denoted with a single dagger symbol. Some suggestions fall into the intermediate category and are given the two-dagger status. Beware of the three-dagger reprisal. You might end up with the last laugh, but you might be doing your laughing on the unemployment line.