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How do I deal with a lazy employee?

I am a team leader in an IT company. One of the guys in my team is giving me a headache because he turned lazy all of a sudden. [more inside]
posted by cronholio on Oct 13, 2009 - 40 answers

Too lazy to google, not too lazy to go to the gym.

Where do I buy gym shoes in the (Chicago) Loop? I trashed my Nikes at Lollapalooza over the weekend, and I don't want to show up to my "Personal Fitness Assessment" tonight with busted kicks. I'm at Monroe & Franklin, so the closer to there the better.
posted by Oktober on Aug 12, 2009 - 5 answers

no longer pretending my kitchen floor is't revolting

How can I do the best job cleaning my floor for the least amount of effort? [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Mar 20, 2009 - 25 answers

Why am I incredibly passionate about learning things but dread actually putting them to use?

Why am I passionate about learning things (mostly IT-related) but dread actually putting them to use? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 26, 2009 - 26 answers

creating an uber-archive of twitter updates

I am trying to scrape all 77 pages of my twitter updates and put them on a single page in chronological order, automagically. [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on Jan 25, 2009 - 13 answers

Help me make better decisions in the morning

How do I make better decisions in the morning? [more inside]
posted by dcrocha on Nov 1, 2008 - 38 answers

Do lazy people change?

Do you know of anyone, yourself included, who has actually made significant positive in terms of optimism, discipline, and ambition? How did this happen? [more inside]
posted by mjewkes on Oct 27, 2008 - 13 answers

How can I make myself do stuff?

I can't make myself do anything. I've never been able to. I want to accomplish so much, I have goals, but for some reason, I just can't make myself do all the things I know I'm capable of. How can I turn this around? Is there a name for it? What should I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 22, 2008 - 35 answers

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

What's the best approach to take with the a lead software developer after being left holding the ball? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 1, 2008 - 5 answers

Why am I so useless?

I am a useless procrastinator, I see it happening, and I can see the outcome but I can't help it, I feel out of control almost. It's something I tend to deal with okay at work (a more direct task-based environment I guess) but at home it's terrible. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 16, 2008 - 24 answers

Lazy, bored, worthless.

Why am I so lazy? [more inside]
posted by giggleknickers on May 19, 2008 - 40 answers

Around the world but still stay in one spot?

If the right helicopter were to exist, could I rise X number of feet (not to far mind you) above the earth point myself in the right direction hover there and then watch the world go by underneath me? How fast would I have to go and should I bring a change of clothes?
posted by pianomover on Feb 18, 2008 - 22 answers

Fantasy Baseball for lazy retards

So my friend and I want to do fantasy baseball this season, but we don't know the first thing about running one. Compounding the issue is the fact that we're too lazy to rank players, and too busy to constantly be tracking stats. What's the easiest, most low-impact fantasy baseball system for a couple of lazy fanatics?
posted by c:\awesome on Jan 17, 2008 - 7 answers

quantum pathology

quantum physics. what am I not getting? [more inside]
posted by nihlton on Dec 20, 2007 - 48 answers

Help this impatient person learn how to cook from a book.

Help this impatient person learn how to cook from a book. [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Dec 19, 2007 - 24 answers

SurvivalistFilter part 3: Homemade MREs

Survivalist/LazyStudentFilter: I need advise on the feasibility of making my own "canned" meals (but without the can), using boil-able/freezable/microwavable plastic pouches, a vacuum sealer, and a pressure cooker. May interest cheap and lazy students, busy people, and survivalists - if it works. Details inside... [more inside]
posted by jytsai on Oct 23, 2007 - 12 answers

Get Me Off The Computer!!!!

Help me get off of my computer every now and then... [more inside]
posted by zacharyseibert on Oct 3, 2007 - 16 answers

Nom Nom Nom

I'd like to learn to cook. [more inside]
posted by quin on Aug 21, 2007 - 30 answers

How to Stop Slacking

Is there anything besides 'willpower' to grab hold of if you wanted to stop being ruinously indisciplined? Do you know people who've managed major personal change on that front? It's difficult because it feels like it's literally ALL IN YOUR HEAD so how do you change your own mind? [more inside]
posted by raisons de coeur on Jul 21, 2007 - 26 answers

I need to do all the normal things that constitute life, but I sit on my butt!

Please help me get my schedule organized... [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Apr 12, 2007 - 35 answers

I feel as though I've become lazy and complacent. How can I get back to my "old self"?

I feel as though I've become lazy and complacent. How can I get back to my "old self"? [more inside]
posted by tundro on Apr 1, 2007 - 16 answers

Did I ruin my car?

Did I totally screw up my car? It got all wet inside and I'm worried that I've ruined it. [more inside]
posted by sutel on Mar 30, 2007 - 12 answers

How do I become less lazy?

How do I become less lazy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2007 - 24 answers

Help me develope a morning routine

What morning routine has worked for you? [more inside]
posted by sicem07 on Feb 21, 2007 - 14 answers

Paying for a family tree?

Am I related to George Washington? I have a bet with my boyfriend but don't want to do the genealogical research myself. [more inside]
posted by amber_dale on Feb 11, 2007 - 14 answers

Has anyone ever changed from apathetic to motivated? What happened?

Since developing bipolar disorder, and subsequently being out of work since April 2005, I find my motivation and concentration has gone to be replaced by apathy and what must seem to others like laziness. Has anyone else been in a similar situation and got themselves out of it, and if so, how? [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Dec 26, 2006 - 17 answers

Bad roommate wants to do good

BadRoommateFilter: in which I am the bad roommate. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2006 - 48 answers

Do you know you have a lazy eye?

What is the proper etiquette for asking someone about their lazy eye? [more inside]
posted by The_Partridge_Family on Jul 5, 2006 - 24 answers

*staring into space*

How do I become an ass-kicking high achiever? [more inside]
posted by BruceL on Apr 3, 2006 - 30 answers

Lazy, Unemployed Wreck

What are some practical things to do to help motivate my lazy, unemployed, (slightly) depressed friend. [more inside]
posted by psychotic_venom on Feb 3, 2006 - 14 answers

I need insight!!

Many times I'm really interested in what a DVD commentary may have to say, but just don't have enough time to watch the whole movie again, especially if it was a rental. Are there any sites that summarizes the major points made in a commentary, or even transcribes the commentary? [more inside]
posted by emptybowl on Jun 21, 2005 - 4 answers

need uv protective sunglass without lense deviders

I have been searching for sunglasses that do not have separate lenses. I have a lazy eye and a bulky nose piece or any kind of separation that blocks my peripheral vision, ( is it still "peripheral"l if it is the vision from the side of the eye toward the nose?) screws up my depth perception and gives me headaches, not to mention causing me to trip. What I need is a strip of lens material that wraps seamlessly across both eyes. I have looked at bikers glasses but they all undulate at the nose which causes a visual obstruction. They need to provide protection from uv, uvb exposure, it would be nice also to have halfway decent optics.
posted by flummox on Apr 28, 2005 - 8 answers

Jump-start my writing process!

OK, I'm trying to write my latest masterpiece, and I'm doing everything but... Any tips on writing routines? Not blocked, as such. Plain lazy is a definite possibility. But seriously, anybody have a fail-safe way to get up in the morning and get going?
posted by klaatu on Apr 14, 2004 - 21 answers

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