I had to call one of our vendors at work concerning a matter. This particular female representative is very energetic and very informal in her business dealings.
This specific call went like this:
Me: Hi (representative’s name), how are you?
Rep: I’m good…(beat)…So, I was thinking about you last night…
Me: (Silence – making a face when you are seeing something or hearing something you know you shouldn’t)
Rep: (Obviously realizing what she said and immediately backtracking) Um…not because I think about you during the night or anything…
Me: (Silence – again – really beginning to wonder where this is going)
Rep: (Again, realizing what she said made it worse and now very uncomfortable) I mean..well…I had talked to one of your colleagues about your processes and I figured that I would hear from you later and I did..and that’s what I mean.
Me: (Somewhat uncomfortable but relieved)…..Okay.
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