Signs you may not be dealing with a straight shooter
A play in two scenes.
- X - a senior manager
- X’s admin - keeper of X’s schedule
- Y - a hard-working developer
setting: X’s admin’s desk
X’s admin: Hi, Y.
Y: Hi. I’d like to get some time with X when there’s an opening.
X’s admin: How about next Tuesday at 1?
Y: Perfect. Please put me on the schedule then.
setting: X’s office, next Tuesday at 1
X: Hi, Y.
Y: Hi, good to see you.
X: Thanks for coming by. We haven’t talked for a while and I just wanted to touch base.