The Duck Stops Here: Scrap Time

Your deadline is so close you can see the whites of its eyes. It’s squinting at you, urging you forward while you try and find a synonym for ‘interesting,’ your printer running out of ink and the last of your Red Bull trickling through your system. In between muffled shrieks of anguish, you chide yourself mercilessly: Why did I linger at Coupa long after my coffee had gone cold? Why did I putz around for 15 minutes on facebook looking at pictures of my cousin’s girlfriend’s roommate’s dog’s birthday party when I could have been looking up synonyms for ‘interesting?!?’

Read More