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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Mr. Big Shot

Location: Mall of the Emirates
Time: Last night

Me: Hey man, long time no see .. five years or so. How are you?
Him (puffing Cuban cigar smoke in air): I am good.
Me: What are you doing now? Hope all is well.

(he pulled out a business card from a polished metal case and gives it to me)

Me: Wow, CEO.. congratulations. Since when?
Him: A while back. I own the company.
Me: I am impressed! So, how many employees do you have?
Him: three

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  • Himself, the coffee boy, and the ganitor!

    By Blogger Silvio Van Zan, at August 22, 2007 at 12:15 AM  

  • or him, his wife and his brother-in-law

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at August 22, 2007 at 8:34 AM  

  • hehehe Mo, that was hilarious! I sooo wanted to be in your place so I can beat the pulp outta him!

    Wanna lunch together sometime? Or do you go eat kibbeh bel beit ;)

    By Blogger KJ, at August 22, 2007 at 9:09 AM  

  • The chief
    The cook
    The bottlewasher


    By Blogger nzm, at August 22, 2007 at 11:02 AM  

  • Why does anyone need to smoke a cigar in Mall of the Emirates. Drives me crazy.

    By Blogger redstar, at August 22, 2007 at 11:20 AM  

  • It really depends on what you do. You can be a company of one and run a thriving business.

    Three employees ain't such a bad thing. Of course, the cigar stuff and the CEO business card are totally hilarious!!

    By Blogger Qatar Cat, at August 23, 2007 at 11:14 AM  

  • looooooooooool
    i remember one of my first jobs i had the work manager in my job title... funny thing though is that i was the only person in my dept. i still don't know what i used to manage


    By Blogger Rampurple, at August 23, 2007 at 3:16 PM  

  • So, Mr.

    You're complaining about meeting a CEO.

    Then, you find out Mr. CEO is not the huge company you're not accustomed to working for.

    Go light up the cigar you'd love to light up in the cinema.

    Or did you have better plans as CEO's assistant wannabe?

    Life sucks, Mr. CEO disser.

    Prove me wrong, please.

    By Blogger i*maginate, at September 10, 2007 at 3:48 AM  

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