Work

Signs you’re burned out

You sleep more at work than at home. You wake up to discover your bed is on fire, but go back to sleep because you just don’t care. You think about how relaxing it would be if you were in jail right now. You’re so tired you now answer the phone: ‘Hell’. You leave for a party and instinctively bring your ID badge. Visions of the upcoming weekend help you make it through Monday. Clean jokes...

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What not to say in the workplace

I’ll try being nicer if you’ll try being smarter. I have plenty of talent and vision. I just don’t care. I’m not being rude. You’re just insignificant. I will always cherish the initial misconceptions I had about you. It might look like I’m doing nothing, but at the cellular level, I’m really quite busy. I see you’ve set aside this special time to humiliate yourself in public. I don’t have...

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