- Focusing on the stuff you want to do rather than the "maybe tougher", but "higher return" activities;
- The co-worker who likes to chat/gossip/complain;
- Surfing the internet ... reading news, shopping etc;
- Instant message;
- Personal email;
- Wandering to the water cooler/coffee shop etc.
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