She closed the door and offered him some coffee.
"Jack says he has a problem working with you," she said.
"I'm stunned. Jack has never said anything to me about any problem."
"Well, apparently he has one. He feels that you dominate the conversation at client meetings. He thinks he should have more time with the clients."
"That's crazy. I've purposely held back so Jack would speak up and he sits there like a bump on a log. We can't just visit a client and stare at them. Someone has to talk."
"That may be true, but you two have a problem."
"No, we don't have a problem. Jack has a problem. If he has any issue with how I behave, he should come and talk to me about it. If we can't work things out, then we should get you involved. I have to admit I'm a little hurt that he didn't come directly to me."
"Jack says he's hurt."
"And now he wants to hurt me?"