Day 9:Invitation and influence
Nick felt simultaneously both happy and nervous. He wondered what the “final test,” which would have to come at some point during the day, would involve? And would he be able to manage it? “I'll cross that bridge when I get to it.” He was so engrossed in his own thoughts that he didn't see Christine in the reception so didn't wish her good morning.
“Aha, Nick,” said Gus. He didn't have time to say any more before Nick excused himself, opened the door, stuck out his head and said loudly,
“Sorry Christine. GOOD MORNING.”
“Good work, Nick!” He paused for effect: “We have now gone through the first eight ...