Have you ever gotten angry about a co-worker’s behavior?
Do any of your staffers ever let critical comments eat them up?
Everyone’s taken a workplace disagreement personally. That’s just human nature.
But long-term, you’re better off reminding yourself, “It’s business, not personal.”
So stick to the issue at hand. Don’t lose your cool (or sleep) worrying about a co-worker who never apologizes, acts rudely, etc. After all, they’re not worrying about other people’s feelings!
Chances are they’re oblivious to how they offend others.
When a Q-Tip comes in handy
Next time they’re pushing your buttons, remember the Q-Tip lesson: