What you see in the cartoon strip is a situation I experienced when I was working as a sales manager.
Periodically I was challenged by a salesman who, despite his rather questionable performance, kept asking for salary raises.
Want to know if he ended up accepting the challenge?
No, he didn’t; and he stopped bothering me with his request not backed up by results.
Moral of the cartoon strip?
When you ask for a raise, make sure the reasons for it are solid and, above all, supported by a fundamental variable:
Do you agree?