And it's not CYA. It's corporate survival. And not
survival of the employee, but survival of the company.
Or in the case, the division.
You may have experience with a variety of situations,
on both side of the aisle, but you are a gambler. You
have been consulting for a long time, jumping from job
to job, and you don't mind failure. You'll just pick
up and move on. You are good at it.
I mind failure. I mind people losing their jobs when
I screw up. I mind throwing away money on things that
are unknowns. I have a house and kids. I'm not going
anywhere. So I'm going to minimize the possibility
for failure, and I'm going to solve the problems given
to me in the most straightforward conservative fashion
Sorry if that doesn't fit in with your picture of how it
could be better because I won't take a chance on your