Why It Sucks To Be Your Own Boss

Top Ten Reasons Not To Be Your Own Boss

I want to be my own boss. Really? Don't be so sure about that.

Being your own boss is no cup of tea.

Top Ten Reasons Not To Be Your Own Boss

In honor of Boss's Day 2009 (October 16), here are the top 10 reasons why it sucks to be a boss:

Top Ten Reasons Why It Sucks To Be Your Own Boss

#10. People mistake you for Bruce Springsteen, the other Boss.

#9. When employees go postal, guess who's on their Most Wanted list?

#8. You can no longer say "My boss sucks!" at cocktail parties.

#7. Form 941, I-9s, SS-4s, SS-5s, W3s, Form 1096, WH-381s, Form 1120 - are we having fun yet?

#6. The buck doesn't stop "there" anymore.

#5. There's nobody above you to flirt with you, so you can't sue anybody for sexual harassment.

#4. 50% of startup businesses don't make it. You're just a coin flip away from failure.

#3.The fantasy of saying "@#$% you! I quit!!" is no longer relevant.

#2. If people are nice to you, it's probably just because they want a raise.

#1. You'll probably get no gifts for Boss's Day. Does anybody really like their boss?

There you have it - the Top Ten Reason Why Being Your Own Boss Ain't No Picnic.

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