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Dealing with Difficult People Is Easy

No matter where you work or what you do, sometimes you have to deal with difficult people. You can make it easier on yourself if you adopt several simple strategies. For example: try fighting fire with water (instead of more fire). If someone lashes out, keep your cool, stay calm, and let the other person vent. You will be amazed at how people calm down once you simply hear them out.


About the Author(s)

Pete Leibman networked his way into a job with the NBA’s Washington Wizards when he was only 21 years old and later went on to become their number one salesperson. He is founder of the Dream Job Academy (http://peteleibman.com) and the author of I Got My Dream Job and So Can You (AMACOM).

AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.