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Deliberately undermining your own personal abilities on the job to garner a reputation as unreliable, so that your untrustworthiness will preclude you from being giving difficult or significant jobs. The act of self deprication or self sabotage to get gravy jobs at work. Having a motto of why be on the A-team when you can be on the D-team for the same money.This most likely stems from a lack of self confidence or seld worthiness.
Bob purposely put that thrust bearing on backwards, he just pulled a seal-pot