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I have a gorgeous office at home but tend not to write there because there are so many distractions.
I had heard of offices feeling like prisons, but in this case our prison felt, rather anticlimactically, like an office.
My office is my tour bus.
The office is a romantic enabler because you're always around the person you have a crush on. There's no escape from, and maybe no desire to escape from, those pressure-cooker conditions. And there's an automatic series of things you have to talk about all the time.
The office is the laboratory and meeting your users is like going into the field. You can't just stay in the lab. And it's not just asking users what they want, it's about seeing what they're doing.
I hate doing anything in offices. I either want to be out in the world or in my own environment - and it should be your own environment that you work in.
I love 'The Office' format so much that I wanted to close it out.
The first thing the secretary types is the boss.
Quite soon my office was a jumble of broken bits of rocks, and needles, and old monographs, all coated in fine, limy dust. I still work in an identical office today. Tidy people's eyes go all peculiar when they come into it. I have a special small padded seat for them to collapse into.
Surely in a world of email, video conferencing and virtual assistants, isn't being expected to show up at the office extremely anachronistic? Yet to date it seems that where one works does matter. That creativity and innovation do feed off physical interactions between people.
office just wasn't a very good place for thinking, but every executive in the world pretended it was. Christ
The next forty-five minutes in that office was about as much fun as a day at Disney World - when it's pouring rain. And all there is to eat are hot-dog buns. And you get electrocuted on the rides.
occupying the office Hoover once
I work in a room overlooking the river. I try to get to my desk as soon as I've fed my cats and chickens. I use a blue 3B pencil and scribble away for about 20 pages before transferring it to the computer.
I've been in office and I've been out of office. And if I were to choose, I'd rather be in office.
The larger office, the corner space, the extra window are the teddy bears and tricycles of adult office life
It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office.
Retaining a sense of control is really important. I like to do things in my own time, and in my own style, so an office with targets and bureaucracy just wouldn't work.
When the typewriter stops in a New York office everybody's embarrassed; men start to quarrel or to make love to the stenographer or drop lighted cigarettes in the wastebasket.
I've always wanted an office job so I can tell someone, "I'm going to take a long lunch," or "I'm out of the office." I don't know why, but I've always seen so much stability in clocking in.
I have a little kitchen office at home, where I do all my kids' stuff.
The Office's prime approach to architecture ... is one of continuous ANTICIPATORY DESIGN.
I wish i spent more time at the office.
As things now stand, the office is a slightly meaner battleground than the home. Male bosses seem to dominate their women underlings as they would never dominate their wives.
I travelled a lot for business and was in the office for long hours.
If someone comes up to me, 90 percent of the time it's about Office Space.
I work in our living room, a strange room in a strange, topsy-turvy house. I work underneath this enormous bookshelf.
Executive assistant. "Mrs. Albrecht, how are you today?" "Very well. I just got here and thought maybe I had missed you." "Nope. I just got here too." "Come in, please." The house had a two-story entry area
You get up every morning and throw on one of your expensive business suits. You wear your hair the same way, take your coffee the same way, and leave for work at exactly the same time. Your life revolves around the four walls that make up your little office, but your clients - they aren't
I have a lovely office at the back of my house; it's an old stable and you can see right out to the countryside on one side and into the house on the other side.
Nobody sane loves working in an office, It's against human nature to be locked up in a cubicle all day long.
For the three years I lived in New York leading up to moving out to Los Angeles for 'Mad Men,' I was an office temp at Ernst & Young in Times Square. That's about as desk-jobby as it can get. There was a lot of, 'Go two floors up and make a copy of this and then bring it to me.'
My desk was a present from Margaret Atwood.
After Zen and the Art of Uterus Maintenance
sold its first million, she said I needed a place
to write, other than the local bus-shelter.
Equipped with cell phones, beepers, and handheld computers, the 'conspicuously industrious' blur the line between home and office by working anytime, anywhere.
Reliable office staff come in the shape of mature married women working from 9.30 to 3.30 (inside school hours) during which they will do more than the 9-5ers.
I'm quite concerned that if I spend time in the office, someone will always find something for you to do. There's always a crisis that needs your urgent attention.
I moved out of my head office and went out of my mind.
far enough from the office.
I really just like to be at a desk.
I never worked in an office in my life.
I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center, but it's no place actually to get any work done.
I've spent so many years commuting, I kind of prefer a home office.
I have a pretty normal office day. I get to work at 10 in the morning and leave at eight or nine.
First, this isn't about telecommuting, because we still have offices that people will come to regularly when they need to brainstorm together, meet with clients, or do research in the library.
I probably wore out my VHS copy of 'Office Space.'
Nothing is more frustrating than sitting in an office amid typewriters and mimeographers when you know what deus ex machina means.
Listen. In every office you hear the threads of love and joy and fear and guilt, the cries for celebration and reassurance, and somehow you know that connecting those threads is what you are supposed to do and business takes care of itself.
You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work.
an old Underwood office machine so big and black and ancient it looked as though it should come with a foreign correspondent attached.
I have an office in my house and one about five minutes from my house. I worked solely out of my house for many years, but find, with children, that I have to be in a different ZIP code to think.
I have three desks. One empty for paperwork, one for the internet and email, and one for the writing computer.
My ideal office wouldn't have a chair. You would do two things there: stand up or lie down. These are the body's most natural positions.
I've always been interested in the office. I was a secretary a long time ago, and I've always been into paperwork. My first secretarial job was 1965 or 1966.
I am violently untidy. My desk is overcrowded. I write my first drafts in longhand in a long notebook using a plastic throwaway fountain pen. Then I work on a word processor using a different desk and a different room.
In the pathways between office and home and home and the houses of settled people there are always, ready to snap at you, the little perils of routine living, but there is no escape in the unplanned tangent, the sudden turn.
A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
All the uncontrollable and unpredictable parts of my life - from the actual creation to my emotional responses to the finished book - I've succeeded in banishing to the office. And I think I'm happier for it.
I'm a virtual worker. I'm not tied to an office.
When you get to play pretend for a living and do it with really talented people, it's really fun to go to the office!
His office was on the third floor of the Humanities & Social Sciences Building, just down the hall from the interview room. On the office door was a Peanuts cartoon of Lucy in the psychiatrist's booth with the little DOCTOR is IN sign. Professor Mitchell, a man on the cutting edge of humor.
I'm a big fan of 'The Office', both the British and the American versions.
Many thinkers worry over the progressive bureaucratization of the world and the social threat of its terror. Yet they forget that these very bureaucrats are themselves terrorized, and that they are terrorized by their desks. Once plunked down behind one, a man will never learn to tear himself free.
In this impersonal world of the nine-digit zip code, credit cards, and numbered bank accounts, in this world of no marriage, late marriage, and remarriage, the operative word in office relationships is 'family.
Office tends to confer a dreadful plausibility on even the most negligible of those who hold it.
You cannot foster a collaborative environment when people's offices are completely locked, where you cannot even see the assistant because the offices are so big.
There was a time, after I earned my graduate degree and before I sold my first novel, when it looked like I might have to get an office job.
I have an endless stream of suggestions coming in from readers who are in cubicles. That keeps me going.
A few years ago in Chicago, I rented an office, and I went there every day. For the most part I do work at home in an ugly room.
I sit at my desk
each night with no place to go,
opening the wrinkled maps of Milwaukee and Buffalo,
the whole U.S.,
its cemeteries, its arbitrary time zones,
through routes like small veins, capitals like small stones.
The American version of 'The Office' is fantastic.
I'm a matter-of-fact, office-hours writer.
wafting through the open door of a brightly lit office down the musty, darkened corridor of the backstage.
I imagined more than office jobs. - Gretchen Vitamvas
f you don't think outside of the box, you may just get stuck inside of a cubicle.
I had the most boring office job in the world ... I used to clean the windows on envelopes.
I have offices all over the place and I avoid work everywhere. I don't like to write - I like to be finished.
You can run the office without a boss, but you can't run an office without secretaries.
I am really chained to my computer these days so I work in my bedroom, which is a room I have worked in for years and years. It is just as much an office as a bedroom, and during the day, my bed is rather like an extension of my desk.
If you win the Oscar, you get to go into just about anybody's office for a month.
Office Signs are glamorous yet subtle indicators, which reminds us who are who and what is what.
I don't have interns. I don't have a manager. I don't have assistants. I don't have a secretary. I can't figure out Outlook Express. I'm the worst person in the world answering e-mails, and my phone is probably the oldest, most battered phone you can find. So I just talk to people.
I finish what I have to do in the office.
Open-plan offices have been found to reduce productivity and impair memory. They're associated with high staff turnover. They make people sick, hostile, unmotivated, and insecure.
I probably write best in my office, which is an extra bedroom in my house.
It's great being a journalist, because our office is the world.
The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
My workspace is defined by books, ephemera, quiet and light. I don't have a computer, telephone or a fax machine there.
Meaningful work, creative work, thoughtful work, important work - this type of effort takes stretches of uninterrupted time to get into the zone. But in the modern office such long stretches just can't be found. Instead, it's just one interruption after another.
Who the hell let you animals into my office?
I'll have you know I was playing a VERY unimportant game of chess right now with a man that kept saying King me.
IT'S EASY to poke fun at nonsensical office speak. For one thing, it sounds exhausting: a colleague might "reach out," "drill down," and promise to "circle back" in a single e-mail. But by signaling membership in a white-collar tribe, meaningless jargon can be quite powerful.
remote work has opened the door to a new era of freedom and luxury. A brave new world beyond the industrial-age belief in The Office.
I sit in my room at my desk, looking out the window to the yard and waiting for a plot to come to me, to rise slowly in my mind.
I have so many books to write now. So I'll write from home. Sometimes I'm writing in the office too, in my cubicle. It looks like a mess. It doesn't look like anybody uses the spot.
desk. I had just gotten a call from her doctor telling me that Blaize was ten weeks pregnant.
You don't run a business from your office, you run a business looking at the faces of your customers to be sure they're happy.
It seems to limit you; when you're working in an office, you're a creature in a small cell under somebody's supervision and surveillance.
I have my own office, and I'm there during the evenings and weekends. But during the week, I'm sitting in the middle of my studio, talking with everybody, deciding together every detail, every pallette, every yarn, every colour.
Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch.
It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office.
I have three boxes on my desk: In, Out, and Too Hard.