“The paradox of Wu-Wei arises…”
The phone rings. I glance at my watch. 5:20 p.m.
We have a problem. We need your help.
Just one time, one time, it would be nice to get a different script at the end of the day. Dreamworks ~ The phone rings: “Hey DK, great news….”
My periscope is up and scanning the horizon. (Is the house burning or is it a pan on the stove that’s on fire? Fur is up.)
The interrogation commences.
Start from the beginning.
What options have you explored?
Did you check this? What about that?
Did you ask this? Did you ask that?
The team has done a thorough job in assessing the situation. (House is not burning. But it’s a large pan on the stove that’s smoldering.)
The anxiety is climbing. (Is that fear I’m smelling?)
The team, sensing a dead-end, is feeling out my receptivity for an exception approval. Meanwhile, I’m winding up the next series of questions and readying the cannon to fire: