People here have been calling it the Zen of Wally or calling Wally a Zen Master. But I've figured it out. It's the Tao of Wally and he's the incarnation of Lao Tzu, which literally means Old Master. He's more much more Lao Tzu than Buddha.
Date: 15 August
Client: Can you provid me with the August data for a meeting tomorrow?
Me: I can only provide the August date on 1 September after we close the month.
Client: That doesn't seem very efficient to me.
Me: [No comment].