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"I'm a great believer in keeping a clean desk, chief."
"The greenest gadget in this high-tech office is still this old pencil sharpener."
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"Non-traditional office space should be more fun."
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"When I came back from lunch my flexible, modular workspace was gone."
'Being open-plan allows us to bounce ideas around and communicate more freely as a group.'
"Don't invade his space."
"I love fruit."
"Next time, do your thinking out loud to yourself."
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"What's wrong with my filing system?"
'Cheer up! In 30 years time you could be sitting in my chair.'
"Not everyone has found it easy to adapt to the open plan office."
"Open plan office are the future, they're more flexible, efficient...sharing a workspace and being able to see your colleagues at work can really improve performance!"
"Sorry—just thinking out loud."
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'But, dear, the company requires it from employees who work from home.'
"I recognize the top of your head. Don't you work in the cubicle three down from mine?"
"I'm working from home today."
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"This isn't the real me, Miss Tischler. The real me has a bigger desk."
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"It's the new mobile office."
'Our worship space is quite large, Roger, but sanctuary committee will do nicely.'
'First, the office walls went, then the ceilings and floors and now, well, here we are.'
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An employee fashions a standing desk out of his chair and desk.
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"Since we're sharing a office, let's have a signal when we want the other to be quiet. I know, how about 'shut the hell up'?"
Bob misread the memo on hot-desking.
'They'll tell you this is an open office workspace, but watch out for the invisible fences.'
We don't call these savage screaming fits. We call them confrontation verbal interfacing.