One of the classic ways to pretend you are working when you aren’t really working is to use a stressed and annoyed facial expression.
If you can take a few deep breaths and shake your head a few times while looking stressed, people will definitely think you are working hard.
Mr. Forthright’s tips for how to pretend you’re working go way beyond that though. This guy is onto something.
If you can incorporate all these tips into your work day, you will surely be able to fool everyone around you into believing that you are working even though you aren’t.
It will probably take a little practice, and as you’ll see in the video, it might even require you to rearrange your office so your computer will be facing the right way.