Originally Posted by markbarendt
A great question that I use when asked to do extra work is "ok, so what do you want me not to do so this new task can get done?"
If I'm asked to stay on late, I usually ask "what's in it for me?". I don't see why the company's shareholders should benefit from my free time.
"People who say things won't work are a dime a dozen. People who figure out how to make things work are worth a fortune" - Dave Rat.