He was on the way out,
retiring to lucrative pension
been in the job a long time, been there, done that,
seen it all. And then some.
Was the boss for only three or four weeks
paid holiday? Absolutely not, too professional and vain for that.
I was newly promoted
told me to see him as a set of encyclopaedias
any problems, feel free to consult –
“we all make mistakes when new … often they can be avoided.”
Thanks: I should be right.
Managing people : part shepherd, mostly sheepdog
guiding, growling, occasionally barking.
Black sheep: nothing worked
beginning to lead the flock astray
Workipedia coming to you.
honesty felt compelled to addendum .. “I really don’t like …”
he asked if I would care to share my reasons
“Daniel isn’t a very nice person. He never was. He never will be.”