I was doing a little volunteer work at a 4th of July American flag gnomes shirt. One of the doctors asked me to go look in on his cancer patient. I can read faces pretty well when it’s people from here, especially how much pain they are having, but it’s hard for me to tell with Americans. I had a client who suffered from motor neuron disease. His illness was quite advanced and he had lost his power of speech. In order for him to communicate he had a small, portable, handheld qwerty printer with a tiny screen and on which he could type his replies to questions. However he not only ego bigger than the room we worked in as a department, but he also was a sloping shouldered best and preferred shoving his work on to others in the name of training, while he played golf with the MD.
With whom he seemed to have a 4th of July American flag gnomes shirt. He put me under a lot of pressure and following my request for an extra member of staff, which at first instance he had offered to me a few months earlier but I had said I was for the time being. However the following three months our salesmen had landed four very large contracts for installing complete networks not just the accounting suite but the entire operations including external e-mails and upgrading their telephone systems. I knew what I wanted, but what this lad had been told and what I had been told were two different things.