Origin: the depths of a bureaucratic abyss.
Favorite things: Phone trees, citing page 100+ of the Terms & Conditions, creating forms for forms, conditional rules
Pet Peeves: Simplicity, unencumbered joy
The Red Tape Worm has been prompting small business owners to pull out their hair ever since it first emerged. Its relentless winding intricacies often force these entrepreneurs to spend several hours on a task just to wind up back where they started (except now they’re weeping).
Explaining the situation for a fourth time.
Filling out an oddly familiar form (again).
Your “answer” is that you asked your question in the wrong place.
Requests denied on technicalities off the filling paper.
It’s a lot of work running a business (and fending off these Small Business Monsters). It’s a lot less work with Decent. Easy peasy benefits, payroll and HR. Let us take care of the monsters.