WORK

5 Smarter Alternatives to Knocking Out Your Jerk-Off Boss

Lightening negative workspace energy with your imagination and laughs with Looney Tunes

Marilyn Glover
New Writers Welcome
6 min readMay 11, 2024

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Have you ever had a boss who drove you absolutely bananas with their overbearing, over-demanding, attitude, tactics, or policies?

Or maybe you are all too familiar and are currently employed by someone who constantly gets under your skin.

The hoity-toity personality, the less-than-understanding, do it now, I don’t want to hear it, Mr. Ms. or Mrs. almighty one.

Everyday encounters cause needless stress and while you cannot wrap your head around the uncalled-for behavior, your own behavior comes into question when you start daydreaming of wringing their neck or as my mum always liked to say when I was especially naughty, “I ought to throttle you!”

Don’t worry, I know the feeling.

Sometimes our emotions get the best of us and workplace woes get a little out of hand. Of course, we cannot act out our darker fantasies, but the private daydreams feel kinda good, right?

Essentially, these heightened emotions are not good for us, and we need to find other ways of coping with an egotistical employer, even that one particular…

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Marilyn Glover
New Writers Welcome

8x boosted Medium poet and certified Reiki Master (Usui method) writing to uplift humanity. Dual citizen, single mum, and domestic abuse survivor