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Dealing with lingering coworkers who are always lingering around


Have you ever experienced the following?
You're busy at work. You have to get a report or presentation out within the next hour and it'll take that or more time to finish. Or perhaps you're trying to finish up something so you can meet a friend for lunch or
make it to your childs recital by 5. Or maybe you're simply not in a social mood and don't feel like being bothered with anyone. Whatever the situation, you're working away, minding you own business, when your aimless, overly chatty, forever lingering coworker Bob stops by.
The next few minutes go something like this