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It was another Monday morning and I knew I had to get to work,although I was the boss I hated going to work late. I stood up from the bed ,did a little bit of morning devotion and started preparing for my first day at my dad’s company ———-the company wasn’t owned by my dad alone ,he and his childhood friend had built the company but still I could still call it my dad’s company.
Although my family was really rich,I had gone out to work in other companies not because of the money but because I believed working in other companies apart from my dad’s one will make me to be able to make full use of my potentials,unlike my father’s company where I could do whatever I liked like a spoilt brat.I had not even wanted to take the job as managing director 1 of my dad’s company if not for the persuasion from my mom although the salary was about 5 times better than my current one.
I picked my phone which I had switched off the other night, switched it on and like every other day,the first call of the day came in and it was from no one other than my fiance ‘Clara’.
Clara:Hey darling, how was your night?
Me:Splendid and yours?
Clara:Same.I hope you are ready for work because I don’t want you to be late on your first day of work.
Me:Am done but I just want to eat the little noodles I prepared before I take my leave.
Clara:Mr chef am 100% sure the noodles you prepared must be totally soggy.
Me:(Laughs) So are you telling me I don’t know how to cook.
Clara:I don’t know how about that but maybe you will have to show me what you’ve got this weekend.
Clara: Okay,bye for now . Love you.
Me:Bye.Love you too.
We ended the call and I quickly devoured my noodles before I left home.
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As I drove my car to work, I started thinking about my relationship with Clara.Our relationship was fun but the truth is that I am just starting to like her due to the fact that our engagement was a forced one———it was based on business between my dad and her dad.So as long as we are still engaged to each other,the two dad still have shares in each other’s company.
I arrived at work and parked my car at the office garage .As I walked to my office,the workers started greeting me due to the fact that they knew me before now,i got tired of greeting and immediately I brought out my phone and started checking my messages on whatsapp . I got busy with the phone and as I was about to reach my office, I crashed into someone.
Me:Oh my , am so sorry.
“Can’t you just watch where you are going” The strange lady I have never seen in this company shouted at me.
I wanted to tell her not to make her vocal cords cut off but seeing that I already spilled the coffee she was holding on her dress, I just told her ‘am sorry’.
She walked away furiously and I kept on looking at her as she walked away then I saw something I didn’t see before, this girl is extremely beautiful and the most beautiful girl I have seen in my life.
But who is she and what could she be doing her because she definitely does not look like someone who works here.I kept on wondering as I headed to my office .
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Rita sat in her office going through the files she had asked her secretary Becky to drop on her table this morning.As she was about to get up from her seat,her secretary bangs into her office without even knocking.
Rita:Yes what is it?
Becky:I just wanted to inform you that the other MD is here.
“Okay” Rita answered reluctantly.
Rita had already tried to convince her dad ‘Mr Collins’ and Mr Wells who happened to be Vincent dad,that she is capable of handling everything on her own but the two men had remained adamant that they were going to hire another managing director. Rita accepted their decision and now that this new managing director is here, she had to see if it is somebody that would be better than her.
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I sat in my office going through the files submitted by my secretary Sarah on my table when I heard a soft knock on my door and before I could even open my lips, she was already in.
WTF? What if i was feeling itchy and I had actually pulled down my trousers so I could be able to scratch my butt,is that how she would bang in? I don’t know why I can’t have a little bit of privacy.
Me:Yes what is it?
Sarah:Sir, Miss Collins is here to see you.
Me:Who is she?
Sarah:She is the other managing director sir.
Me:Okay let her in.
Then as Sarah turned to go,I called her back .
Me:Sorry but did you say Miss or Mrs?
Me:Okay you can go.
Immediately she left, I ran to my drawer, brought out my comb and mirror and I combed my hair, straightened my tie and quickly arranged my table which was rough.I always made sure I was looking my best in the presence of chicks.
After about 1 more minute,the door opened and three ladies entered into my office.One was my secretary,one was unknown to me while the last one was the girl I had spilled coffee on although she has already had a change of clothes.I stood there waiting for them to talk or do something but instead they too were looking at me like statues.After about 2 minutes,the coffee girl finally broke the silence,she faced the two remaining ladies with her and she asked them “Where is he?”.The question sounded weird to me but I dismissed the thought of asking her what she meant and I faced my secretary with a look meaning “what is going on ?”
She got my message on time as she immediately proceeded with a little bit of introduction
Sarah:Sir this Miss Collins and ……..
Rita: What? Don’t tell me this guy here is the other director.
“He is the one” Her secretary replied her and then followed up with another question “Do you know each other?”
Rita:This is the id……….the guy who spilled coffee on me.
I wanted to talk but it was as if staying mute for too long has affected my mouth because I tried talking but no sound came out.
She walked out the office and then Sarah and the other lady whom I think should be her secretary kept on looking at me before Sarah broke the silence.
Sarah: Sir I think you should go after her because that is the lady you were supposed to work with and if you guys are not on a good term, it will do more harm than good to the company.
The lady near her nods her head approvingly and I decided to try my luck to see if I could calm her down.
But sincerely speaking I don’t know why just that little mistake would make somebody get so mad like that.Anyway let me try my luck.