Question of the Week

How long does it take you to get down to work after you arrive at your office?


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It’s a situation familiar to many: Once you’ve sampled the baked goods brought in by a co-worker, jumped into a conversation with some other co-workers, sorted through dozens of worthless emails and perhaps (bless your heart) taken your first look of the day through, you look at the clock and see that it’s a bit later than you thought.

So this week, we’d like to ask you: From the time you get into your office, how long does it take before you get down to work? And fess up to your primary distractions: Snacking? Office chatter? Checking out the latest on Web tabloids? Please also share if you’ve had bad habits and managed to break or otherwise compensate for them.

Answer in the comments.

Read the answers to last week’s question: How much caffeine do you need to get through a workday?

Featured answer:

Posted by Great Question: One (1) Pot: “Geez, a bunch of lightweights. I generally drink one (1) full pot myself. I am embarrassed to admit this because the amount is so high, but I spend a lot of money at Dunkin’ Donuts. I mean, a real lot. A real, real lot. It is terrible. I tried to stop coffee cold, obviously that lasted about a day—half a day.”

This week’s question was submitted by eli uncyk. Do you have an idea for a future question of the week? If so, contact us.

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