When I take a long time... - I am slow. When my boss takes a long time - he is thorough.
When I don't do it... - I am lazy. When my boss doesn't do it - he is too busy.
When I do something without being told... - I am over-stepping my boundaries When my boss does the same thing - that is initiative. When I take a stand... - I am stubborn When my boss does it - he is being firm.
When I overlook a rule of etiquette... - I am rude When my boss slips a few rules - he is being original.
When I please my boss... - I am apple polishing. When my boss pleases his boss - he is co-operating.
When I get ahead... - I am lucky When my boss gets ahead - that's hard work.