"It's definitely a change of tactics, but the over-all strategy remains the same."
"Today is my birthday, Kaitlin. Have everyone work extra hard."
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"I'm always suspicious of empty wastebaskets."
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"I can work for twelve straight hours without needing to be recharged."
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"I wrote another five hundred words. Can I have another cookie?"
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"I am dressed for the job I want."
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"Meanwhile, obsessing about productivity is way up."
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"Change in plans - the deadline's been moved up to four days ago."
"I'd better get busy. I have a lot of coffee to drink."
"Are you busy or are you at work?"
"I'm binge working tonight."
"The great thing about studying tiny things is that no one knows what the hell you're doing."
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"That's what I mean by going the extra mile."
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Employee of the Month: One of the perks of self-employment
"If everybody was such a workaholic during the eighties, why is everything they did falling apart in the nineties?"
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"Mr. Driscoll can't come to the phone right now. This is Mr. Driscoll's Ficus benjamina"
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"I hate when she drags herself to work. Am I supposed to feel guilty?"
"He has none of the seven habits of highly effective people."
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"How do you spell 'procrastination'?"
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"I can't talk now - he's right here."
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"Just because I'm not holding a pencil doesn't mean I'm not writing."
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"Damn! Just as my inertia was starting to build up momentum."
"I can't remember - do I work at home or do I live at work?"
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"I've had to whine hard for everything I've ever really wanted."
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