That silent moment it takes for you to realise you've just made a VERY BIG mistake.
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above "workplace definition" spotted recently in an internal newsletter at work. speaking of which, it's been a bit busier last few days, and for some reason i seem to be taking longer with my calls, and occasionally giving out wrong/incorrect advice or failing to observe set protocols for call handling... hence the ohnosecond which kinda happens after hanging up, or the delayed onset variety where i find out later i did something wrong.
bleh. and it's budget night tonight, which probably means we'll get swamped tomorrow...
been walking to and from work too, given that the cost of my current parking arrangement has recently undergone a 180% hike! more environmentally (and personal health?) friendly... that's what i tell myself :p
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Salmon Day – The experience of spending all day swimming upstream only to get screwed and end up dead.
Percussive Maintenance – The fine art of whacking the life out of an electronic device to get it to work.
Adminisphere – The management layers which begin just above the rank and file (ie people who do all the work). Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were designed to solve.