I recently went to a GI doc because I was experiencing
stomach pain. About halfway through the usual probing and embarrassing
questions doctors ask, he asked what I do for a living.
Me: I make
Great! We are redoing ours – maybe you can have a look?
Me: Sure! I can do a consultation later this week…
He meant right now.
In the middle of my examination. He
turns on his laptop, shows me their current site, the bids from two other
companies and asks me for input on them, has me look at their terms, and asks
me if they are fair.
I’d need to look at it from my office, and it’s not really right for me to see
the other bids. And, really, I don’t feel comfortable giving an evaluation in
After a bit of work
trying to steer the conversation back to why I was actually there, I finally
told him the companies were great, I couldn’t match them. We finished my
examination, and then I found another doctor.