The Short Story Experience: THE BOSS

“And, now, for our greatest achievement of the year,” Damon paused dramatically. I had to fight the urge to roll my eyes. “Please give a round of applause to Carmen.” Everyone cheered as she stepped in front of the team. It was clear she was beloved by everyone. Well, almost everyone. “For the twelfth consecutive month, this branch of Middle of Nowhere turned in the highest revenue ever.” Everyone clapped louder. “All thanks to your brilliant manager, Carmen.” Excuse me, I thought. All thanks to the team that worked here, right? She might have been the first one in and the last one out, but Carmen didn’t work on her own. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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