Dealing With Difficult Coworkers
We all occasionally work with people who are negative, uncooperative, or bring more drama than a reality TV housewife. Margaret Heffernan says, “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” Ms Heffernan has a point: some disagreement is healthy for brainstorming and problem solving. But some folks are so contradictory they impede progress or make their coworkers uncomfortable. To be your most compromising self, try these tips to calm the conflict.