CEO's Amusing Response to Employee's Party Leave Request Goes Viral

Written by Henrik Rothen

Jan.02 - 2024 10:14 AM CET

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CEO's Amusing Response to Employee's Party Leave Request Goes Viral.

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A CEO's response to an employee's request for leave to attend a late-night party has sparked widespread amusement and discussion online.

The employee, seeking a break from work to enjoy a night out, sent a candid email to their CEO, explaining the reason for the requested leave. In a surprising twist, the CEO's reply, far from the expected corporate formality, was both humorous and understanding, showcasing a refreshing take on work-life balance.

"Hi Ankint, good morning. After a long time i want to request you for a late night party leave. I went to a concert and the party is still on. Sorry. I will be in the office on Friday," the employee wrote in a message and quickly followed up with "I will speak to all the teams in the afternoon."

Shortly after the CEO responded:

"Cool. I hope you had a great concert. Taks us as well sometime."

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The CEO's response, which playfully acknowledged the employee's honesty and even teased about joining the party, has been praised for its human approach to management. This exchange, now viral, highlights a growing trend among modern workplaces to foster a more relaxed and empathetic work environment.

Social media users have been quick to share and comment on the story, with many expressing admiration for the CEO's approachable demeanor and others sharing similar experiences from their workplaces. The story has opened up conversations about the importance of empathy and understanding in leadership roles.

This incident not only reflects a changing workplace culture but also emphasizes the value of open communication between employees and management. It serves as a reminder that behind every email and corporate title, there are real people with a sense of humor and a desire for genuine connection.

"This is what I needed to read today." a person commented.

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