The Boss

Lyft driver: You are a business person? Me: Yes. Driver: You are the boss? Me: No. Driver: When you came out I thought, “He is the boss.” Me: (knowing laugh) Is that because I look so serious? Driver: (kindly) No, no. Me: That’s ok. (In my head: It’s just the facade of competence and controlContinue reading “The Boss”

The Ebb and Flow

The ocean is predictable…consistent. You’re not going to go to sleep tonight worried about whether or not the waves will be coming to shore. But I wonder, do you go to sleep feeling the same way about your boss? Does he or she show up every day as you expect them to, as you needContinue reading “The Ebb and Flow”