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Dealing with Difficult People: 17 Tips to Keep You Sane

Take a Less Direct Approach continued...

My ultimate strategy is to remind myself that every strength is a weakness and every weakness, a strength. Yes, my friend Liz is always late, but her time-isn’t-an-issue attitude also makes her relaxed and carefree — and that’s what I love about her. The next time we meet, I plan to bring a good book. Or maybe I’ll just tell her to meet at 11:40 instead of noon, so that we both show up right on time.

 

Originally published on: February 28, 2008

 

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