The Ice-Breaker

“There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’ ”.

“But there’s a ‘me’, ” I pointed out.

“You’re on thin ice,” he barked.

“If the ice is indeed thin, then this company is seriously breaching health and safety regulations.”

He fired me. Shards of metaphorical ice splintered beneath my non-metaphorical brogues. And it felt beautiful.

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