Mountain Impulse wrote:If you really like this job and there is opportunity for advancement, don't even ask. There are worse things than a "no" answer: a "no" and a lasting impression on your supervisor that "this guy doesn't have very good judgment even asking in the circumstances". First impressions are lasting.
Should you ask and get a go-ahead, you risk frosting your colleagues with your seeming audacity.
So are you saying he should just go or that he should cancel the trip?