☎ How EVERY conference call begins….
<< It’s 10:00 am….🕙 >>
BILL: Hello, is anyone on the call yet?🤷♂️
<<long silence >>
JOE: Hello, this is Joe.
BILL: Hey Joe! It’s Bill. How are you?
JOE: Good. How are you? 😃
BILL: Oh, pretty good.
MIKE: Hey this is Mike on the line.
JOE: Hey Mike, how are ya?
MIKE: I’m good….yourself?
JOE: I’m good. I’m good, thanks for asking. 🙄
10:05 << still waiting on Sue >>
BILL: I think we’re still waiting on Sue to join us……
<< awkward silence >> 🤦♂️
JOE: Sooo…um…how was everyone’s weekend?
<< DAMNIT, JOE! Now 10 minutes of blah blah blah about everyone’s weekend and weather updates nobody cares about.>>
<< STILL waiting on Sue >> 🕖🕘🕙
SUE: Hey guys, it’s Sue! Sorry I’m late but I’m dialing in from the road right now (Sue is SUPER important). Sooo, HOW IS
EVERYONE DOING TODAY!?!? 🙋♀️
JOE: We’re good, how about you?
SUE: I’m just great!
<< Awkward pause, everyone PRAYS that Sue doesn’t ask about the weather >> 🙏🙏🙏
SUE: Sooo, how’s the weather in your part of the country?
EVERYONE: << Oh Jesus. Let’s rehash the weather report for Sue’s benefit >> ☀🌦🌄🌪❄
10:20: BILL: Ok, well, I guess we can start now… 😭