My morning was spent in a meeting analyzing data and crunching imaginary figures. It was awful. Our revenue stream is stagnate so we were forced to play with numbers based on pie in the sky ideas in an effort to boost morale, which is kind of like teaching kids how to count and then not keeping score in their Little League games.
Several scenarios were played out in the first half of the meeting. None seemed remotely feasible to me, but I kept my mouth shut. Eventually, my boss declared a break. I hadn’t contributed a thing. My boss said as much in the elevator.
“I’d like to hear an idea when we return,” he said.
We parted ways in the lobby. I left the building for the coffee place, navigating my way down the sidewal...
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