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10 Great Excuses for Sleeping at Work

  1. “I was doing a highly specific Yoga exercise to relieve work-related stress.
  2. Do you discriminate against people who practice Yoga?
  3. “Why did you interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem.”
  4. “The coffee machine is broken.”
  5. “Someone must’ve put decaf in the wrong pot.”
  6. “Boy, that cold medicine I took last night just won’t wear off!”
  7. “It worked well for Reagan, didn’t it?”
  8. “I was cross-training for telecommuting.”
  9. “Ah, the unique and unpredictable circadian rhythms of the workaholic!”
  10. “Wasn’t sleeping. Was trying to pick up a contact lens without hands.”

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10 More Great Excuses for Falling Asleep at Work

  1. “It’s okay: I’m still billing the client.”
  2. “They told me at the blood bank this might happen.”
  3. “This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time-management course you sent me to.”
  4. “I was working smarter, not harder.”
  5. “Whew! I must have left the top off the liquid paper.”
  6. “I wasn’t sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm!”
  7. “This is one of the seven habits of highly effective people!”
  8. “I was testing my keyboard for drool resistance.”
  9. “I’m actually doing a “Stress Level Elimination Exercise Plan” (SLEEP).
  10. “This is in exchange for the six hours last night when I dreamed about work!”

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