The director of a large company asks the security guard working the night shift to call him a cab, because he needs to take a red-eye flight to New York. The guard tells him not to board the plane because he just had a dream that the director would have an accident. To be safe, the director decides to wait until the next morning. During the trip, he reads in the paper that the red-eye flight has crashed. When he returns from his trip, he thanks the guard and gives him a bonus. Then he fires him. Why did he fire him?
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What the director actually needed was a real night shift guard that did not sleep at work, even if he could predict the future in his dreams
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