How often do you have breaks???
From school days we had one break in the morning and then a lunch break and a break in the afternoon.It has become a tradition from then.Even now a days,at workplace we take these three breaks.
When you find a feature hard to work on or you are not able to find a bug or anything , the best solution can be “BREAK”.
So , what do you do during breaks?????
What else have a coffee.Other than the lunch break, other breaks are now a days called “coffee break”. Software professionals seem to have been addicted to coffee . No canteen facility and only a coffee machine and some chairs is all enough for them. Yes , i am too happy with them. At least one similarity. 😉
What good is coffee without a candy chat with friends.Talking about things going on around . Pulling others legs. Change in the environment and people around you refreshes your mind and you find yourself ready for the next thing.
What is this for the organization?? Does it take away most of the working time??.No, we do fill time sheets and we make sure we work the required number of hours . Actually if you are little busy and you have promised a session with someone and you had forgot and they are right at your desk, You can just say have some coffee and come and get ready in that time.
Yes , you have guessed it right, many of my seniors have asked me to have some coffee and come, if i go to a meeting or a session at the right time.
Some organizations may be against taking breaks .
Take a look at the following advertisement .
If you are not able to read the words in the ad. Here it is for you..
“In Italy, a man went to court to fight for an official espresso break after being suspended for habitually disappearing everyday between 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. And not surprisingly, the court ruled in his favor. So the next time you skip for a break, have no fear. The law is on your side”
Take a break.. and enjoy life toooooooooo..