Wednesday, May 14, 2008

How To Effectively Deal With Difficult People

We've all encountered this type of person. He/she may be a friend, co-worker, boss, sibling, spouse, or simply a clerk at the market, gas station or doctor's office.....the list goes on and on. Typically, this type of person tends to transfer all of their hostility and insecurity to those of us around them. They place blame, belittle and degrade others, speak in condescending or insulting tones, refuse or dismiss ideas and solutions that are not their own, and they may be prone to explosive outbursts and, consequently, they fail to see the effects that their own bad behavior has on others. I've included a link that provides some insight for recognizing and effectively managing a relationship with someone who is a difficult person. Click here for an enlightening article!

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