Monday, December 21, 2009

Valuing Myself Monetarily

This morning my boss returned from sick leave and thanked me for covering for him while he had been out of the office.  I responded that he was certainly welcome, then walked away thinking, "Is that all I get?  Sincere thanks?"  Shortly thereafter, I returned to my boss' office and stated, "So then, I assume that your gratitude will be reflected on my bonus check this year?"  I then chuckled a bit to soften the harshness of those words, but before the laughter had finished escaping from my lips he replied, "Absolutely."

I'm holding him to that absolutely.  Oh yes, I am...