There are few things as uncomfortable as dealing with difficult workers. Yet dealing with them successfully is a key to business success.
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1. Focus on what you want to happen, not on how you feel. The emotional response always kicks in first, but the trick is not to act on it. 2. Schedule a meeting to discuss the problem. Often, that’s the hardest thing to do. You hope the problem will resolve itself. Usually it doesn’t, and […]
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