Me: Is there a problem Jesse?
My Boss: Not really, but how are you doing today Kevin?
Me: I'm doing fine I guess. But what was it you wanted to talk to me about?
My Boss: Don't worry, we'll get to that. First, I want to tell you about when I started with the company ten years ag-
Me: Look Jesse, I have a lot of reports to run, so if you don't mind cutting out the conversational fore-play, and let's talk business?
(Actual conversational foreplay with my boss)