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"O.K., here I am in the fourth grade, but is that really what I want to be doing with my life?"
Tags:maturity, pressure, pressures, career, careers, career, path, career paths, fourth grade, 4th grade, school, schools, schooling, classroom, classrooms, pupil, pupils, student, students, education system, waste, time wasting, time-wasting, wasting time, ambition, ambitions, life goal, life goals
'Right so we're agreed then, no one ever reads these reports so there's no point writing them anymore...and while we're at it we can stop filling out these forms, they're a waste of time.'
E-waste - 'Well there's another hour gone on email.'
'Here we have a timetable for setting a target for when we can confirm a target for getting rid of more targets.'
"You gotta help me stop looking up stuff I don't actually care about."
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'We're having a meeting and it will not end until we find out why no work is getting done.'
"All I asked was that you initial the memo."
Tags:business, businesses, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, memo, memos, sign, signs, signed, message, messages, organisation, organisations, initial, initials, monk, monks, quill, quills, quilling, ink, inks, feather, feathers, draw, draws, drawing, script, scripts, calligraphy, calligrapher, calligraphers, art, artistic, time-waste, time-wasting
"I thought there would be extra compensation for the coffee breaks I missed during my vacation."
Tags:breaks, break time, coffee break, coffee breaks, time-wasting, time wasting, vacations, holidays, wasting time, wasted time, time off, vacation, holiday, holiday pay, office, offices, coffee, compensation, compensate, hr, human resource, payroll, bonus, bonuses, payrolls, compensation scheme, compensation schemes
'Right, I've convened these meetings to explore some concerns about the number of meetings we've been having.'
"A laptop has been installed in each rest room stall."
"You kids have it made. When I was a kid, we had to make up our own ways to waste time."
Tags:grandparent, grandparents, grandfather, grandfathers, granddad, granddads, kid, kids, generation gap, generation gaps, grandkid, grandkids, gradchild, grandchildren, time wasting, time-wasting, time waster, time wasters, family life, procrastination, procrastinating, hobby, modern childhood, modern childhoods
"There's no way we can come to a decision - the meeting has only lasted half an hour."
'Item 56, we need to schedule a series of meetings to discuss whether we should have meeting to look at whether we're having too many meetings.'
"Glad I'm not self employed, I've wasted the entire day."
"I realized how much time I was wasting chewing my cud, so to get more free time, I bought myself a blender..."
"What did you do to waste time before social media?"
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"I'm glad I'm not in business for myself - I wasted the whole day."
"That's the last time I'll co-operate with an efficiency expert."
"Quit wishing your time away!"
'If you are still on hold, ask yourself 'why'?'
'I hate to waste your time, Doctor, but I've forgotten what I came to see you about!'
The DOH is to explore the option of fining DNA's to reduce the wastage of GP's time
'What's on? I've seen this. It's a repeat...I hate watching repeats, it makes me feel like I'm wasting my life...So what else is on?'
Chess - Player takes an eternity to make his move.
It says if we give up our tea breaks, we can retire three years earlier.