I can’t tell you how many times I have heard coaching clients complain about the difficult relationships they get faced with.
We’ve all been there with someone who rubs us the wrong way, constantly misunderstands our intentions, or simply acts in an inexplicable or annoying way.
They’re everywhere! It could be a coworker, business partner, boss or even a friend or relative.
Even if such negativity is only coming from one person, a difficult relationship can cast a shadow over various aspects in your day-to-day life, making it harder to find joy within other successes.
In order to advance both personally and professionally, it is essential for you to uncover the root problem and figure out how to solve it, ultimately improving your connection.
Check out these two helpful Forbes articles! They dive a little deeper into the world of dysfunctional relationships: How to Transform Difficult Relationships and How to Deal with Difficult Co-Workers.
Control your emotions
Beliefs are subjective truths, be aware and accepting
Acknowledge the other person’s ego
Create the right foundation for a positive encounter
Communicate with tact and empathy
I hope these articles spark a fire of change in your relationship, because we all deserve to feel comfortable, valued, and respected.