(1). Paying for some work-related expense yourself with an expectation that your company will pay you back…in six to eight weeks…maybe.
“Okay, Alicia…here are my receipts for my Atlanta trip. I had to go out of pocket on the cabs to and from the airport. What do you mean that looks like my handwriting…? Just process the lousy reimbursements, please…”
(2). Not being reachable by email, phone, text, etc.
“I’m out of pocket for the rest of the day.”
Props to Mary K. for the submission.