How to Idle Your Way to the Top - Don\t Be a Slave to Technology
Forget working hard to get ahead. Experts say savvy slacking can lead to success.
Mark Saltzman, author of the "White Collar Slackers Handbook," teaches workers how to wield technology to their advantage. "First, turn off those telltale messages, from 'Sent From My BlackBerry Wireless' to 'Idle' messages on IM. That's none of their business! Then, use your Outlook times to automatically send e-mails after-hours, like at 11p.m.: 'Hey Boss, just got that project done! See you in a few hourse!'"