I have no idea what's going on here. If this is a real exercise, let me know in the comments!
It bums me out that people read this and think 'Forbes is the news source I'm going with here.'
I think that person was just trying to convince you to have sex with him despite having mono.
'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?'