The doctor came out of her bedroom moments after he'd gone in and asked Mr. Trimble, "Got a hammer?"
Puzzled, Mr. Trimble went into his workshop and returned with a hammer.
"Senior Management is happy as it believes the workforce has become efficient, customers are happy because they believe the company is delivering value for money, and workers won't squeal because they need jobs. Whoever bells the cat, won't be making any friends. So, I guess for the moment, we have a stalemate."
"As long as he pretends that you are getting a fair wage", she responded, "you can pretend you're working hard. Outlast him."
"But Ma, a million dollars is a lot of money," Josh objected, "it won't even come in an envelope?"
"Yes, it will." Rosh came to her aid, "In May 2009, there were still 336 USD 10,000 notes in circulation."
"You've always been the second boy, spotting opportunities where others couldn't see them. Finding silver linings even in manure! Put the same hat on."
"Your real boss is the one who walks around under your own hat."
"Who's he?" asked Rosh.
"Amish is a young author that Forbes India has ranked among the Top 100 celebrities in India two years in a row," Isha replied, "in 2012 and 2013, and he is younger than you."
Bank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.
Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?
"Other deductions can still be made, even if the employee will receive less than 60% of their net pay. So, the net pay could be zero, and it could still be legal."
"Maybe", she pondered, "but would it be ethical?"
"Ethics is a matter of opinion", he responded, "Commerce or Countries don't run on opinion".
"And what if the other guard also demanded as much?" asked Rosh.
"Then I would have gone away again and returned another day," answered Josh, "and kept doing it, until I found a guard who let me in without having to pay a bribe."
You might have heard people being fired for not doing well, but there are many whose careers are destroyed simply because they do too well.
Too well for their own good.
She sought the help of another guard instead. But when he learnt more of the task required, he refused too.
Guards spoke to other guards. Attendants mentioned it to other attendants. News spread in the palace like wildfire.