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DON’T BE UPSTAGED!
The CEO of this company considers himself a diversity champion;
he’s even been through training.
Yet Carolynn, who is a direct
report to him, finds herself not
getting the same attention as
Derrick, another direct report.
CEO: Good morning, guys.
Employees: Good morning.
CEO: I hope you had a good weekend.
Employees: It was great.
CEO: OK, good. So I wanted to call
you in today and talk about the
sales for the fourth quarter, and
also circulation for fourth quarter.
So, Derrick, take us away.
Derrick: I’m doing well. I’ve just
recently reviewed the numbers,
and we went from 250 in 2005 to
CEO: Great, that’s fantastic news.
Derrick: And I’m projecting about
424–425 for this fourth quarter.
CEO: Great! That’s fantastic news.
Carolynn: Circulation is doing
extremely well, and I’m excited
CEO: Hang on a second. [To
Derrick] So, we’re going from 250
to 370? That’s a fantastic job!
Derrick: That was ‘05–’06. On
‘06–’07 we’re looking at 425.
CEO: Fantastic. That’s great.
[To Carolynn] Sorry, carry on,
Carolynn: [CEO checks his
BlackBerry while she talks]
So we’ve redesigned the media
kit, and I have a calendar, and
I just wanted to let you see it.
This is the calendar that