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Permission Granter

A gentle knock at the door of her office distracted Meg from her work. “Come in,” she said after a long sigh. “Ms. Haushka, I can’t use the photocopier. There’s some sort of lock on it,” said Carter. He stood … Continue reading

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The Sun Day

Before Nate could enter his office building, he had to run the gauntlet of sun worshippers basking in the glow of a warm summer morning. “Hello, sir,” said Pardeep. She and Olaf were sitting on a bench near the fountain, … Continue reading

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Fear Of Missing Out

Philip Ferrier walked from Human Resources to the top floor of the Bream Building. He knocked on the door frame and looked in on his boss, George Bliss. “Come in, Phil,” said George. Philip held up a letter without saying … Continue reading

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Outside the Box

Graham sat in the meeting, trying his best to appear engaged. Carter sat across the table, secretly making faces at him. “What do you think of this Fisher problem, Graham,” barked Mr. Henry, their boss. Graham snapped to attention. “Well, … Continue reading

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A Modern Western Marriage

Sloane and her fiancé Percy were enjoying the elegance of a wine and cheese party at her friend Victoria’s home. It was all going so well. Six people sat in the living room sipping cabernet and engaging in light conversation. … Continue reading

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Advice From the Business Guru

It was lunchtime in the business district. Crowds of well dressed men and women flocked outside to enjoy the first beautiful day of Spring. “Did you know that grey is the most popular colour of car?” declared Preston. “I don’t … Continue reading

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The Paperclip Scenario

“Do you have a copy of the proposal?” Fred pulled a stack of papers from his satchel. Walter took them, pulled the paperclip from the corner of the papers and tossed it aside. The ping of the paperclip echoed off … Continue reading

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