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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for September 09, 2018

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Company Mission Statement:

    Make sure our employees are never happy with the work they do.

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    YouBetchaAy  about 1 year ago

    The addition to the poster made it make much more sense

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 1 year ago

    “There’s no ‘I’ in sheep”? What’s Rat getting at here?

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    NursinGenius  about 1 year ago

    Didn’t know crayons could mark on skin that well

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    Bilan  about 1 year ago

    But if you’re sane and balanced, then you have a perfect life.

    Mission accomplished!

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    Jesy Bertz  about 1 year ago

    How can I strive for perfection when you only pay me for “Good Enough”?

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    knight1192a  about 1 year ago

    People who put up signs like that must themselves angels. I’m sure that for them it must be hard with the world letting them down and all the imperfection all around. But we are what we are.

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    blunebottle  about 1 year ago

    How come Rat keeps making more sense these days?

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    Kyle of Lochalsh  about 1 year ago

    I worked for a BIG company whose asinine slogans included “Our most valuable assets are our employees” and their daily destruction of employee morale proved the exact opposite!

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    chris_weaver  about 1 year ago

    Work harder, not smarter!

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    Jml58  about 1 year ago

    There is never time to do it right. There is always time to do it over.

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    GeifuKe  about 1 year ago

    Tom Scholz tried that. That is why there were only 4 Boston albums in nearly 20 years.

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    dwane.scoty1  about 1 year ago

    Padlock the Break Room & make them work punch-in to punch-out!

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    WaitingMan  about 1 year ago

    Growing up, my parents constantly pounded into my head that anything short of perfection was failure. And being a naive kid, I was stupid enough to believe them. Grew up to be anything but "sane and balanced’.

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    ACK! Premium Member about 1 year ago

    “Perfect is the enemy of good enough.”

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    EcurbYkspohs  about 1 year ago

    Lead,Follow or get the flock out of the way ! Think like a Croc ! ……Crazy Yes…..but I like it to !

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    Egrayjames  about 1 year ago

    Years ago at work, our company had a motivational poster in the break room. It read, “How are you going to find time to do the job right if you don’t do it right the first time?” I attached a post-it note to it lest I get fired for damaging company property. The note read “Overtime!”Being a union shop, the boss was not happy.

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    Snolep  about 1 year ago

    Nailed it, Steph!

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    hariseldon59  about 1 year ago

    Once again Pig has a job only when the joke calls for it.

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    Ermine Notyours  about 1 year ago

    Like most workers, I feel I’m lost in an uncaring bureaucracy. They’ll come up with stupid policy like telling us to push pallet jacks instead of pulling them, or they’ll remind us to keep cool in the summer, then take the fans out of the man-up lifts. In the mean time, they will take forever to make safety improvements if it requires effort from them, such as replacing burnt-out lights or fixing the step ladders. When they have a safety slogan contest, I wonder if we can’t have a deal where we get to create posters that are put up in the national corporate headquarters office: “If you can’t afford safety, you can’t afford to stay in business. Put up the safety improvements, or put up a for sale sign. It’s not profits first, it’s safety first.” Then show these signs to potential stock buyers.

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    ajr58  about 1 year ago

    As a retiring friend tells me, as our workplace turns to cr*p under new leadership – learn not to care. Great evaluation or poor, everyone gets the same neglible raise in state government.

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    WCraft Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I like pig’s poster, better.

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    richdell  about 1 year ago

    The beatings will continue until morale improves.

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    SUBWAY 13  about 1 year ago

    “There’s no ‘I’ in ‘sheep’.”

    “No, but there are plenty of ewes.”

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  about 1 year ago

    Most of our lives are lived on a Plus or Minus scale.

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    Sisyphos  about 1 year ago

    Does Pig still have his job?

    I’m guessing not. So much for daring to use the company’s breakroom wall to express your opinion that is opposed to the official company line….

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    robert grauberger Premium Member about 1 year ago

    There is no “I” in TEAM. yet there is in BS!

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    The Sinistral Bassist Premium Member about 1 year ago

    There’s an I in winner

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    bennie33801  about 1 year ago

    You’re not paid to think you’re paid to work baaa baaaa

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