December 19, 2006
5.Â Getting Coffee – Sometimes, if you’reÂ really bored, you can just get up and walk really slowly to the coffee maker.Â This can shave a good 5 to 10 minutes off the clock.Â Carrying papers with you makes you look more official.
4.Â Reading the News – CNN is always a nice diversion, and ifÂ you get caught,Â you can Â just say you’re keeping up with current events.
3.Â Staring straight ahead – If you work at it, you canÂ actually trainÂ yourself to shut off your brain and stare at a spreadsheet for long periods of time.Â Hours can disappear like seconds.
2.Â The Daily Email – chatting it up with friends makes the day more bearable.
1.Â Bathroom trips – Nothing is more satisfying than dropping a deuce on the company dime!