The Worst Part of Working Remotely Is Trying to Guess What Your Boss Is Thinking

The Cut
The Cut
Dec 27, 2017 · 5 min read
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By Suzannah Weiss

My heart races as that familiar bubble pops up on my screen. My supervisor is typing for what seems like forever. In reality, it’s only a few seconds, but that’s still enough time for me to fall into a full-on worry spiral: Did I make a mistake? Is she mad at me? Finally, the text message appears: “Thank you.”

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