Feb 27, 2015
I was talking recently with my classmates and the question of whether or not you should be friends with your boss came up. Why not? Why not be friendly to the person that determines if you can get paid more? It doesn't have to be anything too mutual like going bowling together, but talking for a bit can really make things better.
Being friendly in general can also get you out of some tight situations while travelling. Having a smile and being happy to see somebody can be really improve the mood, even for muggers. It might take a thief completely by surprise when you *accidentally* misread the situation and are happy to see them. Maybe so off gaurd that they don't know what to do next which can give you a chance to act