Admit it – you’ve had the thought.
“I hate business dinners,” George Brinkman said to me. I was startled by the ferocity with which George uttered these words. George is a highly seasoned business executive, after all – a Fortune 500 guy with a keen mind. Funny, sharp. The sort of fellow who talks well, really well.
And George attends lots and lots of such dinners.
“I hate the moment when we run out of things to say,” George added. There was a long, pregnant pause. “And that moment always comes …”