In this reader questions episode, we’ll go over how to spend a break productively, whether you should dorm with a friend or a stranger, how to resist the siren’s song of multitasking, how to internalize the internet’s infinite self-help advice, and how to deal with intimidating professors.
Most of these questions have been pulled from February’s monthly topic request thread in the College Info Geek community on Reddit.
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But, how difficult a person is for you to deal with depends a lot on such factors as your self-esteem, your self-confidence, how closely you must work with him on a daily basis, and your professional courage.
Dealing with difficult people is easier when the person is just generally obnoxious or when the behavior affects more than one person. You do if you regularly feel intimidated, dread to work anywhere near a particular coworker and feel dismayed and upset about having to go to work.
You can increase your skill in dealing with the difficult people who surround you in your work world. Difficult people are found in every single workplace.
Difficult people come in every variety that you can imagine.
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In every workplace, you will have difficult coworkers.
You can vastly improve your own work environment and morale when you increase your ability to deal with the people at work.
You also make your workplace a better environment for all employees when you address the problems that a difficult coworker is causing for the team.
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A "tackler" is a coworker who attacks you personally while arguing an issue, according to Hakim.