Mark had a merciless, cut-throat father. Win over others, no matter the consequences. Beaten for not remembering to say ‘Sir.’ Still, Mark enjoyed private jet trips to exotic game hunts with his father.
“I want to be like you when I grow up, Dad.”
“Attaboy. Strong. Nobody gets in your way. Drive ‘em outta business.”
Years later, a ruthless Mark forced the board to make him CEO and fired his father.
More years passed. “Why’d you dump me and confine me to this facility, Son?”
“I wanted to be just like you, Dad. You should be very proud. Now I’m better.”