Paranoid Boss Fires Employee, Employee Starts New Company, Old Boss Goes Under
Good for this dad. It sounds like the boss that he was previously stuck working for was nothing short of an insecure, maniacal nightmare. If you're in a position of power and you're so unsure of your own ability to navigate said position successfully, that you fire a well qualified employee, then it's time for a serious reassessment when it comes to your work approach. For another glorious tale of malicious compliance, check out the time that a boss denied an employee's PC upgrade, and the malicious compliance that ensued.