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Rumours swirl that I could become COO

Despite my misgivings, a part of me thinks that being COO might not be that bad at all. FILE PHOTO | NMG
Despite my misgivings, a part of me thinks that being COO might not be that bad at all. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

The other day, I attended a family function. Some young boy had become a man and as usual that was an occasion for us to drink and make merry.

One of my cousins called me to the side and said, “cousin, I need you to talk to my son. I need you to mentor him and give him advice.” This stunned me and I asked her, “what advice should I give him? On what subject?”

She said, “you have achieved great career success and I think you are the right person to talk to him.” 

As flattering as these requests often are, I was somewhat tickled because how I wish they knew that sometimes I am not even sure which way my career is going. 

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