Slow the Rhythm

Slow the rhythm of your exchanges with toxic workers as much as possible. By doing so, you'll deny the abuser the positive reinforcement and pleasure they crave when they abuse others.

Reduce the frequency of communications. Limit meetings such that they are only scheduled on an as-needed basis. As well, when possible, minimize email communications and delay email response times.

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3 Tips for Dealing with Jerks at Work, According to a Stanford Professor

3 Tips for Dealing with Jerks at Work, According to a Stanford Professor

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