Dec 072017
 

Today, as I returned from a private holiday lunch at Métier, Gretchen called out to me from her seat at the reception desk. “Mr. Collins,” she beseeched, “I told my new boyfriend, Mark, what you do and he asked me if he could call you for some advice.” “Is there an opening any time soon?” I asked. “There’s half an hour between 3:30 and 4:00,” she told me. “But you should know, he can’t afford to pay you – he’s only a congressional staffer, and not too high on the totem poll.” “No problem,” I assured her with a smile. “Any friend of yours rates a free telephone consultation whenever they want it.” “Oh, thank you,” she sighed. “He’ll be […]