ARE YOU A HO-HUMMER, A HAND-WRINGER, OR A HUM-DINGER?
I. A HO-HUMMER
Ho-hummers are the kinds of persons with little signs on their
desk reading: "Shrug off apathy!"
They want the honey but aren't willing to take the stings.
They want the gravy but aren't willing to cook the meat.
I wouldn't say they are worthless to the organization, but I do
feel it appropriate for their paycheck to come gift-wrapped.
Following is a verse dedicated to the average ho-hummer:
"He dined beneath the moon.
He basked beneath the sun.
He lived a life of going to do,
But died with nothing done."
Ho-hummers have the year figured out before it begins.
There are 365 days in a year:
You work 1/3 of a day, 8 hours; that's 122 days a year.
There are fifty-two Sundays a year; so that leaves 70.
There are fifty-two Saturdays; so that leaves 18.
You get two weeks, 14 days vacation; so that leaves 4.
The average worker takes 3 days sick leave; that leaves 1.
Everybody but you is working only one day a year.
II. HAND WRINGERS
These are the folks who give you the impression their attitude
is "Don't bother me, I am too busy wringing my hands."
They are as mixed up as a termite in a yo-yo.
They are as frustrated as a bird looking for a worm in
They are so nervous they could thread a sewing machine with it
They have as much trouble as a sheep that is allergic to wool.
They worry about everything.
THERE ARE TWO THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER WORRY ABOUT:
1. Things you can change.
2. Things you can't change.
If they nee ...
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