30 Signs You’re Currently “Crushing It” At Work


  1. You’re telling people that you’re “Crushing it at work.”
  2. You’ve requested a stand-up desk, as opposed to a desk with a chair.
  3. You’ve talked about upgrading from your Corolla to a Camry.
  4. You’ve recently doubled the number of monitors on your desk.
  5. You’re on a first name basis with at least one of your clients and have yet to meet them face to face.
  6. You’ve shared three TED talks on Facebook in the last week.
  7. You successfully organized a networking event with your friends and coworkers under the guise of a completely spontaneous happy hour at a trendy bar downtown.
  8. You slapped a “Work Hard, Play Hard.” bumper sticker on one of your cubicle walls.
  9. You retweeted Richard Branson, Neil Degrasse-Tyson and Mark Cuban all on the same day.
  10. “Party Rock Anthem” is your go-to happy hour song.
  11. You have given out no less than three daps to coworkers each day this week.
  12. You’re blowing up the IT guy’s Gchat with your app ideas.
  13. You tweet about waking up when you wake up.
  14. You exclusively order buckets of Corona at happy hour, no matter what the special is.
  15. You are telling people that you’re training for an Iron Man competition, but are going to end up doing Warrior Dash instead.
  16. You’re thinking about getting your real estate license just for shits ‘n gigs.
  17. You have different secret high-five/handshake combos with multiple coworkers.
  18. You’re referring to your sales as your “nut.”
  19. You eat sushi for dinner five nights a week.
  20. You’re handing out business cards at church.
  21. You brag about your perfect blood pressure at the bar.
  22. You actually bought a bluetooth and are using it regularly in the car.
  23. You bought a matching cell phone holster for your bluetooth.
  24. You entered yourself into a bachelor date auction.
  25. You claim to know which restaurant has the best fajitas in town.
  26. You always buy ingredients for margaritas on every trip to the grocery store.
  27. You have a Phil Jackson quote on your dry erase board.
  28. You have begun pricing collarless leather jackets.
  29. Your largest expense in the last month was dress socks.
  30. You started a business podcast.

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Brian McGannon

What do I love? I love happy hour, a good golf tan, and getting moderately drunk during dinner.

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