Smart idea: Take five minutes to gather your thoughts before you react.
Arguments will inevitably occur in the workplace–but are you ready to handle them? Here are three steps you can use to defuse these situations safely:
- 1. “Go to the bathroom,” advises Laurie Weiss, Ph.D. in Stop Any Argument In Three Simple Steps. You need to give yourself some time when a heated discussion starts. Tell your teammate, “I want to talk about this, but first please excuse me; I[…]