I’ve been getting into the office earlier and leaving later. My boss noticed the change in routine and when we were in the elevator together last week, he mentioned my renewed dedication. “Must be the free bagels,” he said.
He studied me with the most serious expression I’ve ever seen on his face. “You don’t know about the free bagels?”
“No, I’m sorry,” I said. “I don’t.”
The door opened for my floor.
“Anyway,” he said, “I like what you’re doing around here. I’m throwing your name into the hat for the Director of Finance opening.”
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