we'll start at 6 p.m. with drinks and tapas
to warm up , get some talk going, get to know each other
gather around the Christmas tree.
the little 4 year old boy wants to know what the
bug-assault weapon is, and tells me all about guns.
he's a boy.
then we'll move over to the other place for the meeting
and I'll pull out my agenda, get everyone seated and
start the meeting.
No unnecessary dwelling on topics that have been
picked to the bone and only one conversation at the time.
I demand politeness but interrupt when necessary.
Three times as many people come to my meetings
because they are fun and productive
and I smile at them.
We cover it all
and I go home.