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Compliments of cauld lad via Flickr

I think we’ve all been confronted by the personality type who wants to “take over.” Not the person who wants to work with you, but who wants you to work for them. This may be a peer, or in rare circumstances someone hierarchically lower (who perceives an opportunity). Encroachers are bullies in the guise of offering “helpful advice,” officiously given without solicitation. Turn the page…

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Apologize – it’ll do you both good. The King’s Speech.

In our quest for self-importance, we can lose sight of our “messes.” The exploitative mindset has leached into society, blanketing our psyches with inappropriate ways of viewing peers. When we trample those around us, the respectful course of action is to make amends. “If you’ve done something wrong in your dealing with another person, it’s as if there’s an infection in your relationship.” According to Pausch, an apology should consist of the following three phrases: Turn the page…

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