a little perspective

  • 22 Dec 2011 at 5:29 PM

You Think You’ve Got Problems?


Yes, you might get fired next year. Yes, your only hope of not closing down 50% may be based on how charitable a fat guy and his reindeer are feeling. Yes, you might have career-hindering pores. But here’s a little reality check: you don’t know from problems. You want to talk about problems? About stress? About getting your face ripped off? Then talk to this guy. Read more »

  • 17 Oct 2011 at 7:15 PM

A Little Perspective…

From time to time around these parts, when things get really, really bad, we like to take a few moments to get a little perspective. Yes, you might be out there getting your ass kicked. Yes, you might be living in a state of panic about the future of your job. Yes, you might feel unjustly maligned by those protesting Wall Street. Yes, you might be worried about a less than stellar bonus necessitating you turn your “bedroom into a home office.” But at least you’re not forced to suffer the indignities of working at the mercy of an ineffectual regulator too pussy to stick its hand up someone’s ass when it really matters and for that you should be thankful. Read more »

  • 09 Aug 2011 at 4:15 PM

You Think You’re Gavin’ A Bad Week?

From time to time around these parts, when things get really, really bad, we like to take a few moments to get a little perspective. Yes, you could be getting your face ripped off for the 7th day straight. Yes, your boss could be forcing you, literally, to stay in a job you hate. Yes, you could be ruing the day you tempted fate by ejaculating for a second time into your colleague’s water bottle after the first emission went unnoticed. But you’re not Gavin DeGraw and for that you should be thankful. Read more »

  • 09 Mar 2010 at 4:31 PM

Bill Gates To “Top” Warren Buffett Tomorrow?

And the guy behind me goes, 'Hey hon, don't forget the coffee!'

Tomorrow, Forbes will release its annual list of the richest billionaires in the world. Who will take the number one and two spots? The CNBC brain trust has crunched some numbers and is guessing it’ll be Gates, followed by Buffett. This is all pretty upsetting to everyone in the Oracle’s camp, as it would mark the second year in a row WB came in second place. Read more »