Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Can you go running with your boss? It depends on a number of factors

No one could think otherwise about advantages to being friends with our boss. But how do we know when it's a good idea to be friend with our boss? I am writing down this post about the relationship between boss and subordinate after I had spoken with my boss about running, races, and average pace. I noticed that my boss is a runner (sort of). So last week while I was speaking with him about running he said he would like to join my running group once a week. He  doesn't live in the same town where he works, that's why he would like to discover new running paths as he doesn't know Civitavecchia and its outskirts. Maybe, he is looking for new places to run or he doesn't like to run on his own. Anyway, my answer was: "Yes, of course. I would be honored. You can join my running group whenever you want ". 
In my opinion the main question is: are we going together because we genuinely get along?  I have to think how to make sure that the friendship-boss line doesn't get blurred. In addition, some colleagues might perceive  the relationship with the boss as  favoritism.
I'd like to put on this post two pictures which I took on this rainy Wednesday. I took the first picture from my office (pink houses). The second one shows pink colors of both the trees along the sidewalk and the buildings in the middle of the town.  I took it this morning  while I was going to work.

Can you go running with your boss? I'd like to know your point of view about this topic.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Last cold of the Winter ... Maybe.

It seems that last week we saw the last cold of the Winter here in taly. And I'd like to post a few pictures which I took while I was running. There are some sweet hills close to the town, and I went running there last Friday. I tryed to maintain the same pace along those soft paths up-hill and down-hill.   

The weather was windy and cold while I ran past the red house which you can see here below. This time the running path was quite flat. 

And it was cold too in the middle of the town where I ran last Wednesday. As you can see here below, there weren't any people along the pedestrian area of the town in the early afternoon .

Last week I really enjoyed running with my camera. I have seen that runners sometimes do the same. Have you ever run with your camera?
Nice week to all my blogger fiends!