Liam went to the whiteboard in Shay’s office, picked up a black pen, and announced, “Everything that Amy and the other consultants at Lighthouse focused on started with me.”

He wrote CEO in big letters on the board.

He turned toward Shay like a college professor. “But they redefined the acronym, changing it from chief executive officer to chief executing officer.” He wrote the new term next to the three letters.

Liam didn’t see Shay roll his eyes behind his back, but he didn’t need to.

“I know what you’re thinking,” Liam explained. “It sounds cheesy. Big deal. They changed a word.”

Shay seemed relieved that Liam shared his cynicism.

“But then I learned that it’s actually an important change if you think about it from a grammatical ...

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