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The Starfish Files: One Leader's Account of Insight & Inspiration Under Duress by Alexander Hiam

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3. Storm Warning

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When the manager returned to his company on Tuesday morning, his first instinct was to bury himself in the office and catch up on his paperwork. But then he remembered his discussion with the mermaid. Perhaps it would be a better idea to catch up on his people work first. To find out, he made a point of visiting each of his employees to ask them how they were doing and what had happened in his absence. He told them he’d been thinking of them and hoping everything was going well, and he gave each of them one of the little gifts he’d collected from the sea.

He also told them he had returned from his vacation with the conviction ...

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