9 Useful Strategies to Dealing with Difficult People at Work
In all likelihood, your colleagues, managers and friends must have experienced similar situations in some way or another. They will be able to see things from a different angle and offer a different take on the situation.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
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.
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 are a reflection of their own mental limitations; when people try to hinder us, it is usually a sign their mind is obstructed by their own negativity.
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.”
An assertive person takes full responsibility for herself and her actions.