Be on call 24/7
Don’t tug at your leash
Drool with excitement over boring, tedious work
Whenever you get kicked in the teeth, go back for more
Never lose your pathetic need to please
If you’re lucky, you'll earn
a tasteless treat.
Cats instinctively avoid such no-win situations — or they quickly figure out how to get the upper paw.
So why haven’t cats been held up as career role models before?
Because they prefer to be thought of as lazy loungers and lovers of luxury. It’s a lifestyle choice. But in reality, they could teach Napoleon a few tricks about strategy, patience, and efficiency — skills that help many a CEO rise to the top.
And now they’ve decided to share some of the secrets of their success.
You may have heard of a popular business parable that’s been making the rounds. It’s about a cheese-loving rodent (a.k.a. employee) who finds happiness running through a vast, confusing maze (a.k.a. management’s idea of the perfect work environment). In the end, the little fellow learns to embrace “change.”
Change is a code word used by clueless management to keep you hungry and hopping at its whim. If you complain about change, you’re branded a loser.
Cats are still laughing over this “formula” for career success. First, the maze hasn’t been built that could ever hold a cat. Last, if you were ever to pit a cat against a rodent, that vermin’s going down!
So if you’re sick and tired of being mousy around co-workers and managers who have inferior abilities, talents, and intelligence — which means just about everyone else in your office — this is the book for you.