Caught Sleeping In Your Office Cubicle
Best excuses if you get caught sleeping in your office cubicle:
  • "It's okay: I'm still billing the client."
  • "They told me at the blood bank this might happen."
  • "This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time-management course you sent me to."
  • "I was working smarter, not harder."
  • "Whew! I must a left the top off the liquid paper."
  • "I wasn't sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm!"
  • "This is one of the seven habits of highly effective people!"
  • "I was testing my keyboard for drool resistance."
  • "I'm in the management training program."
  • "I'm actually doing a "Stress Level Elimination Exercise Plan" (SLEEP) I learned at the last management seminar you made me attend."
  • This is in exchange for the six hours last night when I dreamed about work!"
  • "I was doing a highly specific Yoga exercise to relieve work-related stress.
  • Do you discriminate against people who practice Yoga?"
  • " Why did you interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem."
  • "The coffee machine is broken."
  • "Someone must've put decaf in the wrong pot."
  • "Boy, that cold medicine I took last night just won't wear off!"
  • "It worked well for Reagan, didn't it?"
  • "I was cross-training for telecommuting."
  • "Ah, the unique and unpredictable circadian rhythms of the workaholic!"
  • "Wasn't sleeping. Was trying to pick up a contact lens without hands."
  • "The mailman flipped out and pulled a gun, so I was playing dead to avoid getting shot."
"Geez, I thought you were gone for the day."

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