A Golden What?

Murray punched the elevator button and waited. He couldn’t get off the 36th floor—or the tower as the employees called it—fast enough. The bell rang and the doors opened. He shuffled onto it, shoulders slouching. He checked his watch. Had he really been sequestered...

Broken Rules

Murray read his email for the fifth time, scrutinizing every word. It required perfection. He couldn’t have the workers twisting any of it to suit their own agendas. Due to recent behavioral problems with some employees, the CEO asked Murray to come up with a list of...

Grumblers

“They want what?” Murray couldn’t believe his ears. How can they be so ungrateful? After everything he’d done to help free them from the owner’s backward way of thinking, this is how they repay him? He ran his fingers through his hair. “They’re asking for raises,”...

Hardened Hearts

Murray leafed through his final proposal one last time. He needed it to be sound to prove to Mr. Phelan that the workers were ready to go to the next phase. With each change, the owner had given him ten different reasons why he didn’t feel they were. Every time Murray...

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