Robert quickly entered the conference room as everyone waited expectedly. Sales had been down for 3 months in a row and rumors foretold the sh*t was about to hit the fan.
“Listen people” Robert began “we’ve had a few rough months.”
The words had the same impact as a cinder block being dropped onto the conference table. Robert paused and dramatically let his gaze wander from person to person. Without saying it, he was incriminating everyone and assigning each their portion of the blame.
Robert then let the hammer fall, “What I’m looking for, from each of you, are solutions! How do we turn this ship around?”
The question was met with silence. Everyone looked like a deer caught in the headlights.
Robert paused, but then pressed on. “Terry, you’re marketing, how do we raise awareness of our products?”
Terry cleared his throat and began sputtering nonsense in an attempt ...