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I accidentally said "thanks dad" when a partner complimented me on getting good feedback from the client. This was on a team status call. How do I recover from this?

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Haha this is great. Also partners are people too and the good ones have a sense of humor too. They’re no better than anyone else at the firm, lighten up

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I had a boss once forgot and his dad vibe took over. Ended the call with love you. I could easily tell he went into auto pilot mode hence the phrase. Lol

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You double down on your goof by getting them a Happy Fathers Day card in the next team meeting. Don't back down...commit to it

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This. (Partner here). This is your chance to get visible and show humility and humorist and starts. Do it on the next status call.

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Leave the firm leave your apt leave all your belongings move cross country assume a new identity start over

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Give him a best dad ever coffee mug

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Father’s Day is this Sunday. He’ll be waiting

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commit a crime so horrible that your firm deletes all evidence you ever existed there

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Seppuku

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Sudoku

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You’re basically Jake from Brooklyn 99!

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Send him a Fathers Day card this weekend. Then ask him for past due child support.

#leanIn

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At least it wasn’t “daddy” if you’re female and he’s male

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That term (or dynamic) isn’t reserved for heterosexuals...

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Ha!! Oops. But I’ve been told “love you” at the end of a call about a dozen times in my career. Everyone understands autopilot responses. It’s habit

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Same here

I ended a voicemail to a client with “amen” instead of “bye” once...

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It’s both a positive and constructive feedback - love it

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What's the response from the partner and team? Did he sign adoptions papers or what?

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He moved on pretty fast, I don't think he was expecting me to even say anything but there was a slight stumble in his voice as he started talking again

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This reflects your sub-conscious daddy issues. Trying to prove your worth to your father. You need to see a psychiatrist. On a serious note, laugh it off when you meet that partner next.

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That is a lovely conplinebt and I would just send him a note

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That's adorable.

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Not as bad as your boss calling you his daughters name in a team stand up and everyone including me just pretends it didnt happened.

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I’m with AD1

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LMAO

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You don’t. It’s over Op. gg

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Can anyone articulate the need to constantly travel to the client site? Could more work be done remotely or is the weekly travel really necessary?

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