In my first job out of college, I discovered that I couldn’t get any meaningful work done between 9:30am and 4:30pm.  Phone calls, voice mails, emails, pop-ins, meetings, and crises all seemed to devour my time.  Adding to this was that odd situation when people walked past my office. Was I supposed to say hello?  Or wave?  Or both? Then there were the ‘keyboard pounders’ and food crunchers, and don’t forget about that loud talker. Yes, your office has a loud