I must be succeeding at maintaining facial tone, as yesterday, stepping out of an elevator together, my colleague A told me “You must be having fun.”
“What?” I asked.
“You must be having fun, because everytime I see you, you’re smiling.”
“It’s something I work at.” I smiled.
Colleague K asked me “Do you have any accounts in Asia Pacific that are designing with our PCIe switches?”
I think. “Yes. In New Zealand, we have a customer working on a compute server.”
“New Zealand.” He pauses.
“Does this call for a business trip?” I asked.
For office humor, this is funny, and there are laughs around the conference table.
Customer meeting with an ODM today, who said. “The customer is asking for a Windows utility for what I think you would agree is very basic functionality. Don’t you think it’s a big problem if your company were unable to provide this basic functionality?” He let his words sink in. There is an awkward pause.
I smiled. “It ain’t like we don’t provide this functionality. We provide the source code! Only that it’s optimized for Linux, and the customer wants a Windows port.”
For customer humor, this is funny, and there are laughs around the conference table.