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Corporate Control

climbing the ladder

By Ashley LimaPublished about a month ago 1 min read
Corporate Control
Photo by Lance Grandahl on Unsplash

Expectations lining up outside the door with no one there to greet them.

Curses muttered; pain between my shoulder blades, sore and tired from hunching over the keyboard.

Launched into a full-blown panic attack, induced by chain emails and

Informational briefings on why the client knows best and why the company pays less.

Personal days and paid time off doesn't really exist.

Suffer in silence because speaking up gets you sacked.

Eternally enticed by the carrot on the stick held over your head.


About the Creator

Ashley Lima

I think about writing more than I write, but call myself a writer as opposed to a thinker.

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  • ThatWriterWomanabout a month ago

    Absolutely right! Excellently described and emotional, as always!

  • Novel Allenabout a month ago

    My favorite line is of speaking up which will get you sacked. It is not only in corporate, it is everywhere, even here. Maybe not sacked, but shunned etc. Can we all be bosses, yet even bosses get into trouble as well. We have choices to make...

  • Matthew Frommabout a month ago

    This hurt me and raised my anxiety before bed. Bravo.

  • Vicki Lawana Trusselli about a month ago

    This is a true story

  • Kendall Defoe about a month ago

    This hits close to home.

  • Mark Gagnonabout a month ago

    Been there and done that so many times. Glad I'm retired, sort of.

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