This was forwarded to me today and I just had to share it. This guy truly knows how to impress a client.
I was in the airport VIP lounge en route to Seattle a couple of weeks
ago. While in there, I noticed Bill Gates sitting comfortably in the
corner, enjoying a drink. I was meeting a very important client who
was also flying to Seattle, but she was running a little bit late.
Well, being a straightforward kind of guy, I approached the Microsoft
chairman, introduced myself, and said, “Mr. Gates, I wonder if you
would do me a favor.”
“I’m sitting right over there,” pointing to my seat at the bar, and
I’m waiting on a very important client. Would you be so kind when she
arrives as to come walk by and just say, ‘Hi, Ray,’?”
I shook his hand and thanked him and went back to my seat. About ten
minutes later, my client showed up. We ordered a drink and started to
A couple of minutes later, I felt a tap on my shoulder. It was Bill Gates.
“Hi, Ray,” he said.
I replied, “Fuck off, Gates, I’m in a meeting.”
In spite of the fact Gates would never be in the VIP lounge of an airport, It’s pretty damn funny!