The other three of us, unfortunately not seated next to each other, were caught in the withering caloric crossfire. We sat silently, having nothing to contribute in the face of such enthusiasm and controversy.
Yet one really good thing came from the otherwise dismal lunch event.
It reminded me, in the clearest possible way, how I can annoy as well if I prattle on about Lean systems around those who do not find it interesting.
It's great fun to talk Lean systems with those who are interested. Let's spare the rest of the world who just want stuff that works and doesn't care how it happens.
Keep on learning. Even learning when to keep quiet.