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Even when it may seem that the person is just out to get you, there is always some underlying reason that is motivating them to act this way.
Try to identify the person's trigger: What is making him/her act in this manner? What is stopping him/her from cooperating with you? How can you help to meet his/her needs and resolve the situation?
Connect with your colleagues on a personal level. Go out with them for lunches or dinners. Get to know them as people, and not colleagues. Learn more about their hobbies, their family, their lives. Foster strong connections. These will go a long way in your work.
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Turn the situation inward and analyze your triggers and reactions to these situations.
Separate the facts from your assumptions.
Separate yourself and your reactions from the negative emotions you may be feeling in the moment.
An assertive person takes full responsibility for herself and her actions.
Complaining about a difficult work situation will not make it go away. Try to understand the situation, and find a way to understand and accept your colleagues.
People’s characters ...
Sometimes it can help us identify weaknesses we didn’t know we had.
Analyze it and take what is helpful from it. If you find it is meaningless bitterness, disregard it immediately.
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”