If You Expect Me To Be Conscious For These Meetings Then You Should Consider Bringing, or at Least Discussing, Cupcakes.
A few miles down the road, my manager sits at headquarters. Our main client now works out of his home in one of the Carolinas. This means that I'm the only one actually physically present for "our" 9am conferences. Having my shit together enough to allow for a Starbucks stop on these days is a rarity.
Here is a bee's-eye-view of today's conference call: