She was a good worker, but because she usually didn’t get to bed until late, she had trouble making it to work on time.
Her boss, the man-of-few-words John, would mention it once in a while, but it really wasn’t too much of a problem because she made up the five or ten minutes at the end of the day. And they were two-thirds of a very small accounting area at the large truck manufacturer, so it wasn’t like she was being a bad example to alot of other employees.
But, one day, a miracle happened. She made it to work on time … in fact, she was a few minutes early!
While she was sitting at her desk mentally patting herself on the back and receiving congratulations from her co-worker, the other accounting clerk, John walked through the door. Both women were looking forward to the surprise they were sure they would see for once on the face of their very low-key boss.
John stopped dead in his tracks, but never even raised an eyebrow. He just looked at his proud-of-herself employee, then at the clock, and then back again. And then said, “What’s the matter … couldn’t sleep?”