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Sleeping at the desk

Twenty five best responses if found asleep at your desk

  • "Oh, Man! Come in at 4 in the morning and look what happens!"
  • "This is one of the seven habits of highly effective people!"
  • "This is in exchange for the six hours last night when I dreamed about work!"
  • "You don't discriminate against those with Latent Atrophy Symbiosis Yeast syndrome, DO YOU?!?"
  • "Gee, I thought you (the boss) were gone for the day."
  • "They told me at the blood bank this might happen."
  • "Oh, Hi, I was trying to pick up my contact lens without my hands."
  • "This is just a 15 minute power-nap like they raved about in the last time management course you sent me to."
  • "Whew! Guess I left the top off the liquid paper"
  • "I was just meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm!"
  • "I was looking for my pet tick!"
    "I was testing the keyboard for drool resistance"
    "I'm doing the "Stress Level Elimination Exercise Plan" (SLEEP) I learned at the last mandatory seminar you made me attend."
  • "It worked well for Reagan, didn't it?"
  • "This is a highly specific Yoga position to relieve work-related stress."
  • "Just pacing myself for the all-nighter tonight!"
  • "I was working smarter-not harder."
  • "Auggh! Why did you interrupt me?
    I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem."
  • "I'm in the management training program."
  • "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!"
  • "Ah, the unique and unpredictable circadian rhythms of the workaholic!"
  • "It's okay... I'm still billing the client."

And the #1 response if found asleep at your desk:

  • "...and I especially thank you for my excellent boss, Amen"