Monday's  

Posted by brookeaprilrain

So, it's Monday. Hooray! I mean BOO!!! Who actually enjoys Mondays? If you say you're one of them. Well, I might make fun of you, cause that's just pure lunacy.

So, I have this dilemma at work, I go outside sometimes with my boss and my other co-worker cause they smoke and I just stand out there (down wind) and talk to them. Well, it's been perceived that I'm a smoker now (I'm Not). My job is important to me, so I would hate for people to think that I'm a smoker, but I enjoy the conversations I get to have with my boss. We don't get to talk like that when we're at our desks, so it's nice. However, I'm not sure if I should think it's important or not what others at work think of me. So, now...I'm not sure what to do. Should I stop going outside so others at work don't think I'm a smoker? Or should I continue to go outside (have some good conversations) with my boss and say to heck with everyone else? I'm not sure, let me know what you think?

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2 comments

Even if all you only talk about is personal stuff you will build a better relationship with your boss. I have found that it's never just personal though and you will miss out on work stuff too. I would keep going out to talk while they smoke. I don't think it matters what others think. You know the true.

This reminds me of a Friends episode where Rachel started smoking so she could “bond” with her boss about all the office gossip.

Yeah, I think of that same Friends episode. SO TRUE!!!