Idiocy: Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
Incompetence: When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there’s no end to what you can’t do.Indifference: It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile, but it doesn’t take any to just sit there with a dumb look on your face.Conformity: When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.Consulting: If you’re not a part of the solution, there’s good money to be made in prolonging the problem.But you’d be a fool to withhold that from your supervisor. Mistakes: It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.
Irresponsibility: No single raindrop believes it is to blame for the flood. Motivation: If a pretty poster and a cute saying are all it takes to motivate you, you probably have a very easy job. Nepotism: We promote family values here – almost as often as we promote family members. Pessimism: Every dark cloud has a silver lining, but lightning kills hundreds of people each year who are trying to find it. Pretension: The downside of being better than everyone else is that people tend to assume you’re pretentious.
Apathy: If we don’t take care of the customer, maybe they’ll stop bugging us. When that’s not an option, brute intimidation works pretty well, too.
Bitterness: Never be afraid to share your dreams with the world, because there’s nothing the world loves more than the taste of really sweet dreams.
Individuality: Always remember that you are unique. Ineptitude: If you can’t learn to do something well, learn to enjoy doing it poorly. Limitations: Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can walk. Losing: If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style.
Insanity: It’s difficult to comprehend how insane some people can be. Intimidation: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Loneliness: If you find yourself struggling with loneliness, you’re not alone. Mediocrity: It takes a lot less time and most people won’t notice the difference until it’s too late. Misfortune: While good fortune often eludes you, this kind never misses.
Goals: It’s best to avoid standing directly between a competitive jerk and his goals.