By Elizabeth Gage, an EO Toronto member and president and CEO of PCM Interactive.
“Come, let’s sit by the fire pit,” the 6-year-old boy said, tugging my hand so hard that I thought my arm would fall off. “OK, I’m game,” I said, and he raced ahead to find a spot for us.
It was the end of a beautiful day in the desert, and people were finally unwinding. Some teenagers were swimming in the pool and a group of men were perched on bar stools trading golf stories over beer. Not soon after we sat down, the young boy got up from his seat and began pacing back and forth. “Time for me to get home now. I’ve had a nice vacation, but I must get back to work.”