I get really anxious when I don’t have much to do at work, I start worrying I’m going to get in trouble for being under utilized.. does anyone else ever experience this?

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I definitely experience this. I usually calm my nerves by focusing on how I can improve my skills or my team. Lately, I’ve been watching a lot of training videos on SQL and Excel to keep on top of my game. Just know that you are valuable regardless of the work flow

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