Time to get motivated. Productive. What better than to listen to Beyoncé’s Formation?!
Because, you know… what part of these lyrics doesn’t jive perfectly with month-end & financial statements?
I see it, I want it, I stunt, yellow-bone it
I dream it, I work hard, I grind ’til I own it –> We work hard. Stupid hours. Big 4, anyone?
I twirl on them haters, albino alligators –> pets are not unusual amongst accountants.
El Camino with the seat low, sippin’ Cuervo with no chaser –-> typical accountant behaviour, for realz. #bougie
Sometimes I go off (I go off), I go hard (I go hard) –> I definitely have been known to go off the deep end. Like, ALL THE TIME.
Get what’s mine (take what’s mine), I’m a star (I’m a star) –> Only as long as my behaviour is in line with the company Code of Ethics, obvi.
Cause I slay (slay), I slay (hey), I slay (okay), I slay (okay) –> fact.
All day (okay), I slay (okay), I slay (okay), I slay (okay) –> the day is endless.
We gon’ slay (slay), gon’ slay (okay), we slay (okay), I slay (okay) –> you should see me work the printer like a boss.
I slay (okay), okay (okay), I slay (okay), okay, okay, okay, okay –> Excel too. I am masterful that way.
Okay, okay, ladies, now let’s get in formation, cause I slay –> ain’t nobody gonna slip a journal entry by me! Get in line.
Okay, ladies, now let’s get in formation, cause I slay –> sometimes it is necessary to repeat yourself over and over at work .
Prove to me you got some coordination, cause I slay –> like I was saying…
Slay trick, or you get eliminated –> it is a cut-throat world out there. Accountants WILL CUT YOU. Paper cuts are THE WORST.
Here y’all thought she was being an activist and all, but really she was singing this song to her core audience, the hardest working demographic out-there. Accountants. The true warriors.
I’ve noticed that busting out her dance moves at the office seems to generate high-levels of interest, similar to her Superbowl performance. I’m not saying I did the exact same thing as in the video below, but maybe?
So there you go. Me and Beyoncé. SAME PERSON.