A Strategy to Defeat Boredom in the Workplace

Think like a “tool” and avoid being the “cog”.

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Four years ago, I was unemployed for eight months and nervous about finding my first job.

I had been experiencing heart palpitations every time I tried to sleep. I was lying in my bed with the lights off, thinking “please calm down…relax” as I was feeling my heart pumping rapidly in…