POTD: The Blackberry Prayer

The Blackberry Prayer Louisville, Kentucky 2012

Back when I worked in a cubicle farm I sometimes couldn’t avoid attending meetings frequented by too many (i.e. > 0) managers. In my later years on that job these managers all began sporting Blackberry smart phones (apparently still a major tool of choice for the business world). So going into these meetings you could tell the managers from the non-managers easily enough because the managers all had their heads bowed and their hands in their laps reverently checking their emails and text messages. Someone once told me that pious pose is called the Blackberry Prayer. This particular guy in Louisville didn’t come across as a major player in the business world but his stance seemed eerily familiar. The pose makes the man.]]>