Good News: You're Not the Only Person Who Has Awkward Interactions With Your Boss
No matter how cool your boss is or how close you may be, there’s always going to be those random moments around the office when you’re just not sure how to act.
Run into her in the bathroom? How can you strike up a conversation without making things weird? Walking toward each other with nothing to do but stare at one another? It’s hard not to want to duck into the next room or pull out your phone for a distraction.
But mainly, you just have to acknowledge the moment and move past it. Keep the bathroom greetings short, and throw him a wave as you pass him in the hallway. Then, watch this video by Fast Company for ways to avoid even more awkward interactions—and hilarious ways not to respond.
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