Management

 

11028016_695189730612501_293436408000051756_nA woman in a hot air balloon realized that she was lost. So she reduced altitude until she spotted a man below.

She descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago but I don’t know where I am, can you please help me?”

The man below replied “Well you’re in a hot air balloon hovering approximately 30 feet above the ground. You’re between 40 and 41 degrees north latitude and between 59 and 60 degrees west longitude.”

“Wow, You must be an engineer,” said the balloonist.

“I am”, replied the man.

“How did you know?”

“Well, answered the balloonist, “Everything you told me is technically correct, but I’ve no idea what to make of your information, and the fact is I’m still lost. Frankly, you’ve not been much help at all. If anything, you’ve delayed my trip even more.”

The man below responded, “Ah, well you must be in management.”

“I am,” replied the balloonist, “but how did you know?”

“Well,” said the man, “You don’t know where you are or where you’re going. You have risen to where you are due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise which you’ve no idea how to keep, and you expect people beneath you to solve your problems…”

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Management

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