“The Retreat” / A Memorable Fancy #331

Harry attended yet another management retreat because he couldn’t get out of going. At the retreat, a motivational speaker led an exercise on “What kind of plant would you be if you were a plant?” The company joker said “cactus.” Most said safe things like “pine tree” or “ivy.” But Harry couldn’t get the question out of his mind. It bugged him; he obsessed. Gradually, he felt more and more like a plant. What kind? The tension was getting to him, waiting to find out what kind of plant he would … [Read more...]