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Planning on returning on Monday? Tell your co-workers you’ll see them on Wednesday.
Both Duncan and Jensen agree that coming back to the office earlier than expected will result in a smoother transition. You’ll be able to take the time to adjust, see what you missed, and gauge your projects and workloads without the pressures of meetings, etc.
"I suggest people plan to come back up to two days earlier than they say," said Duncan. "If you show up two days earlier than expected, you’ll have that time to get caught up."