The man walked into his office and greeted his secretary, “Good morning Sally,”
“Good morning sir. Coffee?”
“Yes, thank you very much.”
She went out and returned with a cup of coffee and his daily schedule. She also handed him a rare memo from the boss which the man opened immediately. It contained an invitation to meet in the local eatery at noon for lunch.
WOW, he thought. I’m finally getting the promotion!
The man glided through his morning’s work until 11:45. He then left the building and walked the few blocks down 5th avenue until he reached the restaurant. He entered the posh atmosphere and allowed his eyes to adjust in the dimly lit room. His boss, already seated, raised his hand from the corner table and motioned him over. (more…)