ANALYST: We started by fixing the company's database of losses, customer data, and premiums; turns out that it was designed by someone on coke. After that, we implemented the following advanced statistical methodology which is 200% better than the previous software you were using. While validating with other firms filings, we discovered several mistakes in their reporting to the department of insurance; that should give us a nice edge in this round. After huge amounts of work, we have inferred that the needed rate hike is 8%.
BOSS: I was hoping for 2%. Lackey, can we do 2% instead?
LACKEY: Sure thing, Boss!
So I wait till [the lawyer for the other side] passes and then I follow him in and it’s just he and I in the bathroom. And I said to him, “Today you’re going to get your ass kicked, big.” He ran out of the room. He thought I might have wanted to start it right there and then.
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