May 21, 2003

The illusion of work

When supervising attorneys have too much to do to give feedback, much less assign new work, and you have enough work to keep you busy for about 2 hours of your required 8 hour day, while the rest of your work product is awaiting feedback...

1. Blog
2. Read wacky articles
3. Plan memorial day weekend
4. Wish you weren't trying to make a good impression so you could just leave when there wasn't actually anything productive for you to do
5. Instant Message anyone and everyone (if I can't work, then neither can they)
6. Try to remember this feeling so that next week (or tomorrow) when you are slammed, you can laugh at it

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