My Turn - Achieving the American Dream

      Jonathan Williams
My Turn - Achieving the American Dream

In order to achieve the American Dream, Chris must either choose being ethical and getting fired or crossing to the other side and keeping his job. Tired of living paycheck to paycheck he decides to play the corporate game. This decision will not only affect his professional life but his personal life as well.Silicon Valley is home to several Technology and PharmaceuticalBiotech corporations. Chris moved to Silicon Valley in 2000. He has been fortunate to have worked for various prestigious corporations. He has been handling data for these companies for well over ten years. His work ethic and morals have kept him employed. During his tenure at a Fortune 100 company, he is offered a position at a small Biotech. It is not too long after taking this new position that he is promoted to Management. The IT Director who Chris reports to gives him the choice of playing the corporate game or getting fired. Chris must either choose being ethical and getting fired or crossing to the other side and keeping his job. Honesty and integrity have hampered him from achieving the American dream. Though employed, Chris does not have a house, nice cars or a family. He realizes that he is part of the ninety-nine percentile. Tired of living paycheck to paycheck he decides to play the corporate game. This decision will not only affect his professional life but his personal life as well.

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