So my colleague scheduled a meeting with two senior leaders and myself last week. I wasn’t able to join in person – client onsite – so I dialled in to colleague’s bridge. Waited 15 mins, no one showed up, texted said colleague and our boss asking if meeting was still taking place – heard nothing. So, I dropped from the line and sent an email saying I waited and to let me know if rescheduled. A few hours later, I get a call from colleague apologizing, they forgot about me, they forgot to open the bridge. They still had the meeting, colleague was to give me an overview, that never happened.
Another meeting – same topic/project – was scheduled for today. I went out of my way to be onsite for the meeting and ended up sitting in a conference room for 15 mins waiting for the others to join. Only to find them meeting in bosses office – and I had just seen my colleague in the hall, told him I was waiting in the conference room. I stand in the doorway to bosses office and ask if this is where the meeting got moved to and was told ‘kind of’, I asked him why he didn’t come get me and I got some lame bs about only being a few mins.Continue reading