I have no idea what's going on here. If this is a real exercise, let me know in the comments!
I think that person was just trying to convince you to have sex with him despite having mono.
It bums me out that people read this and think 'Forbes is the news source I'm going with here.'
'I run a tight ship here. All of my cake makers have to know the difference between what a customer is saying and what they want on their cake. Do you think you can handle that?'