Have you ever not wanted to bother someone with a question because they were working on something you personally considered really big? Something, you know. like the McKinney Portfolio?
You want to be considerate, so you limit your conversation to no more than three-word sentences.
Well, they don't like that, and before you know it, you're hauling out your own McKinney Portfolio so the others will know you're busy, too. You're waving it around. People start counting active files and the printer sticks his head in the door and says the brochure was printed without final changes.
And then no one can decide where to eat lunch and whose turn it is to drive. And then someone can't go and so someone has to remember a carry-out to bring back.
But then there's a phone call from administration and lunch is every man for himself.