at one time, the board of directors demoted c.e.o. fred smith and replaced him with a retired brigadier general, that's a one star general to all you non military people. how he got back is anyones guess. how incompetent do you have to be, to be replaced in your own company? next time your manager is giving you static about being a "good little asset", remind him of c.e.o fred smith. there is a book called overnight success, the unauthorized biography of fred smith, he does not want you to know about his short comings, amazon.com $12.57 new, that explains everything from his grandfather, father, and smith's driving recored, from running over a pedestrian, killing his best friend in a car accident, to being caught commenting forgery. ask his sister about fred smith's integrety. it gives you a good hard look about the man who so-called created fed ex, yet you do all the work and make all the profit. you built the company for fred smith, now it's time you build something for yourself. vote union.