The Marketing Bureau

Specialist Marketing & Communications Resourecs



Caught Napping

Whatever your job, you will undoubtedly have heard of the beneficial effects of the power nap.

However, not every Boss buys into this concept, especially in these challenging economic times. So, to help you enjoy the benefits of your power nap without incurring the wrath of your boss, we thought we’d share some helpful excuses for you to try should you get caught!'

"They told me at the blood bank this might happen." 

"I wasn't sleeping, I was trying to pick up contact lens without hands." 

"I wasn't sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm!" 


"This is just a 15 minute power-nap like they raved about in the last time management course you sent me to." 

"Whew! Guess I left the top off the liquid paper"

"I was doing a highly specific Yoga exercise to relieve work related stress." 

"This is one of the seven habits of highly effective people!" 

"Boy, that cold medicine I took last night just won't wear off!" 

"Darn! Why did you interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem."


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