What Is A Cubicle Warrior?

Cubicle Warrior is a term for any of us who work up one day and realized that years of study and hard work resulted in a modern-day hybrid of feudalism and indentured servitude to echelons of middle management. In other words, you did everything right, went to school, studied, bettered yourself, and some how woke up with a bunch of obligations that can only be met by working from 9 to 5 (often much, much longer) in a job that just doesn’t do it for you.

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  1. a person engaged or experienced in the soul-less and inane politics of the corporate American workspace; a white collar, corporate denizen.
  2. a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness towards realizing dreams of freedom and self-reliance while toiling away in a small space or compartment partitioned off from humanity.

If you have had a moment where you thought, ‘Hey, I’m a pretty smart/resourceful/hard-working guy or gal and I deserve a better life than slaving away for others in a gray, uniform wasteland. Damn it, I am going to do something about it!’ Then you are a Cubicle Warrior.

Are you a Cubicle Warrior? Have you ever been? Tell us below.

Comments

  1. I really like this site–there is some really funny stuff on here! I thought you guys might want to check out the site http://www.didyougetthatmemo.com/. It has lots of entertainment to make the work day better, like a wall for venting about your job and a feature to send anonymous e-mails. There is even a contest to win a cruise (for having the best “My Job Sucks” story).

  2. avatar Cubicle Warrior says:

    Thanks for the link and the kind words, Julie. The memo site is awesome. Love the layout – stickies. I’m sure I’ve heard those quotes before!

    The email functionality – or spoofing – could be very dangerous in the hands of a disgruntled employee! I’m sure that no one at Patrice and Associates would ever inappropriately use that!

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