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"They say practicing mindfulness can significantly reduce work-related stress."
Model Ship with Galley Slaves
"Excellent. Now just the altos."
"Your last job sounds terrible."
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"It's definitely a change of tactics, but the over-all strategy remains the same."
Galley slave carrying ice creams
"They didn't tell us this blues cruise actually gives you the blues."
"I'm thinking of going back to teaching."
'Lawyer, huh? I'm in finance myself!'
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'It's hard to get good people, and even harder to keep them.'
'I like to keep busy. It makes the day go faster.'
"You can stuff open mic night!!"
'Okay, who's résumé was in today's out-mail?'
"We're replacing you with a drum machine."
'An authentic Viking experience, you said. The cruise of a lifetime, you said. It'll be awesome, you said.'
'I do my best work to a rumba beat.'
We're frequent rowers. Any chance of an upgrade?
"After grad school, and before joining Wall Street, I decided to travel a bit."
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"And could I have my coffee now?"
'And the current owners have fitted this fabulous galley kitchen.'
'I remember what I was going to ask you, have you ever been to Henley?'
"I don't know how you fit all this partying in when all we can do is work our guts out."
"That's the last time I write my own resume!"
'Do you have a rowing machine?'