The Mistake


Marc A. Bringman

Screen Shot 2014-04-15 at 3.55.38 PMWhen a failed recovery effort lands a young team leader outside the general manager’s office all he can do is sweat bullets and contemplate a jobless future. The dreaded talk with his superior however will reveal an important lesson, one that extends out of the workplace and into real life. Not every disaster is what it seems. 

Harry sat quietly outside the general manager’s office. Although he had met the GM, he had never been invited to his office. Even though he was wearing his best suit, Harry knew he looked terrible. Failure and a lack of sleep tend to foster an especially haggard appearance. He hadn’t slept the previous night at all, and for the last several weeks, he had been lucky to get two hours a night. Harry was about to pay for a mistake.

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