September 20, 2012
It had become clear that this client was going to be difficult to deal with, really not a surprise given the size and reputation of the firm. At the last minute today’s planned trip north was postponed as the contract was not yet signed -- on their side. Supposedly a short-throw gig to start with, it was getting shorter by the minute. The company could only hope the opportunity proved lucrative in the long run, because they were burning away potential profit while trying to get the job. And no one quite understood how they would staff the job appropriately.