My lips stretched into a tight smile as I made my way to the front of the congregation of stone-faced officials who’d gathered in the crowded meeting room. Everyone stood when I entered, and I tried my best to appear calm, but my heart was racing as I looked out at all the intense expressions of the people watching me, judging me.
At any other time I might’ve explained my reaction away as nerves, but not today. Today I had something to prove.
I needed to show them that all the changes I’d been leading...