“Your considerable industry experience spans over 40 years, in all kinds of roles. You’ve worked on a number of iconic projects with leading designers, and also with several of the big industry players. At the very least you’re good at what you do, you’ve written books, doing a PhD, led teams and networks, lectured at universities, delivered training globally, spoken at conferences and loads of other stuff. By now you should at least be a Strategic Design/Creative Director for an international conglomerate consultancy.
And yet here you are, still just a project Design Manager. Why the devil is that?”
“I guess it’s just one of life’s little mysteries. But I’m AOK with that Sir.”
“The end is inevitable JKE. Your kind are heading for extinction.”
“That maybe Sir – I know my time is coming. But not today. I’m right here.”