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Our data director will not stop talking. Constantly. About the most useless shit. He also takes forever to get to the point. I now wonder if he got the job bc they just wanted to shut him up.

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Wtf is a data director?

Sounds like an extrovert who’s talking out their thinking. Can point out that you’re happy to help them work through their thinking separately, but the focus of this meeting is a, b, c...or...pause, gather your thoughts and we’ll come back to you.

He's definitely not an extrovert. I think he talks to overcompensate for crippling social anxiety. He once spent 30 minutes in a meeting slowly telling a story about ICE raids. Everyone in the room was looking at each other like wtf? He's a nice guy, but he really doesn't get social cues and is constantly going off on tangents at the worst possible moments.

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