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4 ways to respond when ‘manterrupted’ at work

fastcompany.com

Complete your point

Whether you are interrupted to be contradicted or supported, you have the right to finish your point (no more or less than any of your colleagues), so as soon as possible after the interruption, use a statement like these to resume conveying your point:

  • “I’d just l...

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In your mind, be clear about your intention: not to shame the colleague who interrupted you or act on a grudge, but simply to make your point complete and clear. That requires focusing on responding over reacting

A reaction i...

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Be aware of your colleagues’—and your own—tendency to finish other people’s sentences and the impact of that behavior.

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Sometimes, constant interrupting is a microaggression that may reflect a known or unknown bias. If you experience a pattern of inappropriate dominance, raise the issue in a way that feels most comfortable to you—that may be with your manager or to the person directly.

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