Monday, January 08, 2007

Why I thank God I'm self-employed

I don't how to describe the kind of person who can sing this song not as a clever spoof of corporate values but as a celebration of those values or the kind of people who can stand up and applaud it instead of rolling on the floor laughing or bending over and vomiting. I just thank God I'm out of that environment and I pray I can stay out forever.




Just for comparison, here's how normal people react to the same song:


10 comments:

  1. I remember having to endure those kinds of gimmicks when I worked for a large publicly traded company.

    My best friend and I used to have a term for those meetings.....penis measuring contests. It was all bravado about how much better we were than the competition.

    But when they whipped out the songs, skits or independent movies I wanted to just hurl. The only nice thing was that they sometimes threw some non-crap SWAG at you

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  2. i got nothing.

    well, a resounding WTF, but nothing more.

    bloody hell.

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  3. D_K,
    I don't know. Can you sing?

    Ray,
    And the best part is that that guy's probably been downsized already.

    Brahnamin,
    I was planning on a long rant about corporations, but what could I possibly say that would top that video?

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  4. ::sings::

    I am a pretty little dutch girl...

    As pretty as I can beeeeeee

    and all the boys in the neighborhood....

    Go crazy over meeeeeee!

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  5. Okay. I stopped the original clip even before he got to the chorus.

    *cringe**shudder**shudder*

    If I was there, I'd be trying my damnest to cover my giggling as I made my way out of the room for a "female emergency" so I can laugh my ass off outside. That, I have done.

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  6. the only thing scarier than a man who takes himself seriously is a corporate entity that takes itself seriously.

    we are ridiculous creatures. considerablly more so in large groups.

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  7. awesome links. Thanks for the find

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  8. Have you heard about Michelle Shepherd?
    She's leading the team in the north-east.
    And I'm sure that she'll continue...
    Until someone moves her cheese.

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  9. I'm sure Michelle smells the cheese often, so she'll be fine.

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