A directors PA walked out unexpectedly, and I was asked to help plug the gap because my boss had - and still has! - an eidetic memory for my CV...
Started on the Friday, doing my own job at the same time, and all was ok till the following Wednesday. Director marches up, says thanks for helping out, but where are my emails? Usual reply - "in your mailbox"
Blow me, if he asks where that is, because there's only his in tray on his desk and they aren't in there..
Turns out he was getting every single, solitary email printed and put into his in tray in "day folders". He'd then come into the office on his own, on a SUNDAY and write the replies (on the printed emails) for his PA to respond to on his behalf the following week.
And this guy was Head of the DR Team?! He was totally terrified of his laptop!
Amazingly - when we finally talked him into a course, and he agreed to actually fund a new laptop and use it,the first time he took it out of the building in its' new superduper case, he'd forgotten to zip the case.... and it smashed to smithereens on the concrete car park!!!
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