If you overvalue your work, the world will likely step in to knock down your price.
But if you undercharge yourself, it's unlikely that the world will step in to compensate you appropriately.
You can’t rely on others to value you correctly. It is not in their best interests to do so.
Rosh lampoons Company Policy again, when his quarterly pay review delivers no increments.
Funny business management story with retold jokes on company policies ...
"An eagle was sitting on a tree resting," answered Rosh, remembering an old online joke he'd read, "doing nothing."
"A little rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, "Can I also sit like you and do nothing?"
You might have heard people being fired for not doing well, but there are many whose careers are destroyed simply because they do too well.
Too well for their own good.
The doctor came out of her bedroom moments after he'd gone in and asked Mr. Trimble, "Got a hammer?"
Puzzled, Mr. Trimble went into his workshop and returned with a hammer.
"Senior Management is happy as it believes the workforce has become efficient, customers are happy because they believe the company is delivering value for money, and workers won't squeal because they need jobs. Whoever bells the cat, won't be making any friends. So, I guess for the moment, we have a stalemate."
"As long as he pretends that you are getting a fair wage", she responded, "you can pretend you're working hard. Outlast him."
Inspirational Business Story: The Richest Man Ever
What one person can do with a big enough vision & mighty action.
John D. Rockefeller wasn't perfect, but he ...
"You've always been the second boy, spotting opportunities where others couldn't see them. Finding silver linings even in manure! Put the same hat on."
"Your real boss is the one who walks around under your own hat."
Programmed monkeys show how company policy begins, and is then used to kill initiative & brick wall employee remuneration.
Insightful corporate management story
Bank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.
Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?
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