Dealing with a Jerk

Life comes with obnoxious people but letting them ruin your day, your life or career is not necessary.

There are five ways to deal with a contemptible person.

  1. Ignore them.
  2. Don’t reply quickly to anything they say.
  3. Prove them wrong but say it indirectly to avoid further confrontation.
  4. Define your boundaries beyond which you will speak up and stop the bullying.
  5. Get them out of your life (and that includes family members).

No one has to suffer a bully unless they are prepared to continue losing their self-respect.

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