You have worked hard to earn your current position, having scratched and clawed your way up to the bottom of the middle. You are important-ish. Just look at your inbox overflowing with…well, unorganized stuff. Today we are exploring our email communication style while we enjoy a chocolate treat that has been aptly named an InBox Cake in honor of the nostalgic box cake with pudding in the mix, of course.

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Your email inbox is out of control. It seems that everyone, regardless of position, is receiving hundreds of emails a day. What is all the excessive communication really about? You are likely being cc’d to oblivion, drowning in mind-numbing minutiae and perhaps participating in a few inefficient habits yourself. This is an exit strategy to escape the dark abyss that is currently your inbox.

Think of this dessert and story as an intermezzo, a kind of palate cleanser for your adult taste buds or a sweet for your inner child that is about to get called out for unsavory behavior. We are taking a time-out to reflect upon the anonymous associate opinion survey with a spicy ginger cookie ice-scheming sandwich. There is no chocolate in this recipe because chocolate is for winners.

Ice Cream Sandwich
Ice-Scheming Sandwiches

Get the ice cream and put on the stretchy pants.

Sour cream banana cake is a wonderful accompaniment to crazy behavior discussions in general, not just resignations gone awry. Bananas set the stage for the impending shenanigans and then a boozy brandy glaze and chocolate were added to make it even less business appropriate. It’s frosted with lightly sweetened whipped cream to make the cake look innocent of any wrongdoing but we all know better.

 

Cue Bon Jovi, ‘cause you’re going out in a blaze of glory.