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Referees in Real Life

Tom was ten minutes late for his meeting with Ben. As soon as he arrived, a yellow flag was tossed to the floor by a referee.   “Delay of game,” declared the ref.   Tom was flabbergasted. “What’s going on?” … Continue reading

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Human Nature

Miles was caught in the morning rush hour, driving to a meeting he didn’t want to attend. The pleasant voices on the radio, normally a welcome distraction, only heightened his anxiety. Reaching for his coffee, Miles looked down for only … Continue reading

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The Last One Standing

In the middle of the Thursday meeting, Kirk shuffled uncomfortably in his seat. A soft groan caught the attention of Brandon sitting beside him. “You okay?” whispered Brandon. Through clenched teeth, Kirk replied, “I have to pee real bad.” “Ouch,” … Continue reading

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Twenty-Nine Years of Experience

As soon as Sylvia and Angelo entered the conference room, they pulled Mark into the corner. Cameron noticed the gathering and joined them. “What’s the over/under today?” asked Sylvia. “What’s going on?” asked Cameron. “Five times,” answered Mark. “That’s insane. … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time

The cabin lights of the plane dimmed just after take off. Wayne opened his laptop and was about insert his noise canceling earbuds when the man next to him spoke. “There’s always more work to be done, isn’t there?” asked … 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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The Cognitive Benefits of Cough Syrup

  When Brent Dunsmure woke up, his head felt like it was filled with helium. His throat was rough like sandpaper and his nose dripped several times before he could reach a tissue. He punched his pillow in frustration. He … Continue reading

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