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Eyes on the Prize

We're not all Gordon Gekko

By Charlotte StetsonPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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Eyes on the Prize
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Rip headphones off and click disconnect. Caller went long again, twenty minutes left and my lunch sitting on the counter at home. The chalkboard tallying up sales to motivate us screams “LOSER” at me for the hundredth day in a row.

Dash down the hall, sliding stop at the vending machine, pause as it leisurely eats my paper bill, then adrenaline back as granola bar ordered, grabbed, and stuffed in mouth while sliding into home before end of lunch bell dings.

Who’s the loser now?

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Charlotte Stetson

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  • L.C. Schäferabout a year ago

    This was kind of sad, but very clever!

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