2. From a business stand-point, when an employer is given a fancy title because of his/her reputation in the past but in the present is fairly useless as far as the business itself goes.
1. Jon took the window seat of the airplane to view the skies.
2. Jon got promoted to 'High Executive Manager'. He doesn't really do anything important since his work has gone stale but he is kept in the company simply because the public has known him for so long it'd be awkward to see him out of it.