That night John met Debbie at the door when she got home.
“How was it?” he asked excitedly.
“I’m sorry I forgot to call you,” she replied in a stressed tone that spoke volumes about her day. “The meeting was very good. But when I got back to my office, the place was on fire, and I didn’t have a moment to call.”
“What advice did he give you?”
“Nothing?” John asked in disbelief.
“Nope. He said he wanted to get to know me and give me a chance to know him. He said we would have time in the months ahead to find the answer to my question about what makes a great leader.”
“So you asked him?” John wondered.
“Yeah. He said it was an outstanding question, and we would explore it together later.”
“So you spent how long getting to ...