Top 10 Signs You Forgot Bosses Day


Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day

Did you know that Boss’s day was last Tuesday? Yeah . . . we didn’t think so. This holiday was created so that you could buy your boss a present. Take him to lunch. Thank him again for providing you with the joy of gainful employment. But you obviously blew off the holiday entirely. How do we know? Because we are pretty sure that at least one of these top 10 signs that you forgot boss’s day applies to you.

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #1
Kind of embarrassing when you’re taking a client out to dinner and the card is declined. Now you have to pay out of your own account. So much for your favorite four-star fusion cuisine restaurant; from now on it’s the Two For $20 Menu at Applebee’s.

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #2
You finished up that MBA just in time to apply for the new executive position. But they’ve just announced that Fred from the mailroom has been promoted, now that he’s finished his GED. Guess that $40,000 you spent on tuition wasn’t as good an investment as 18 holes of golf with the boss on Tuesday would’ve been.

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #3
Not as good as it sounds. He wants you to, “take some time out to re-evaulate your priorities and your commitment to the company.”

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #4
The boss’s wife comes into the office to visit. She seems surprised to see you and says, “Oh, you’re still here!”

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #5
The office with the window sure was nice; much better than the tiny cubicle they’ve moved you to. At least you’re right next to the bathroom.

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #6
Yay! Now you don’t have to find a gift for Fred from the mailroom. It’s so hard to shop for twenty-year-old rednecks. Wait a minute… is there a reason you’re being left out of the Christmas party?

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #7
You’ve been a such a great executive assistant that your boss wants you to take the new girl and show her the ropes. Teach her everything there is to know about doing your job, ok?

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #8
Your boss just sent you an email with the new company protocol for your position. Apparently you have two months to acquire a Bachelor’s degree in economics, learn Photoshop and become proficient in Chinese. Better get crackin’.

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #9
The junior sales staff is taking over your biggest clients; you’re supposed to go out and drum up brand new business. Good luck!

Top 10 Signs: Bosses Day #10
You’re afraid to read it. And for good reason. It ain’t an invitation to the company BBQ.

Nelson James

Nelson James is the chief operating officer of and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining the team, Nelson was the president and co-founder of For over 6 years he helped to grow the company from 2 to over 85 employees. Nelson managed many large accounts during his tenure at, including In early 2011, Nelson was recruited to Lendio Inc., where he was VP of marketing and was responsible for the creation and management of a marketing team as well as the strategy, tactics and programs to create interest and demand for Lendio’s products and services. Prior to his work experience, Nelson graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University in marketing and advertising from the communications department. Nelson lives in Lehi, Utah with his wife and three children. He currently holds leadership positions in scouting and volunteers in his church and community.