How to deal with intimidating boss
Ever since then, when I meet someone who spews out anger and negativity, it offers me a glimpse of how awful their internal experience of the world is.
A person who is content and has peace of mind is very unlikely to project anger and bitterness on a regular basis.
It reinforced my low self-esteem and self-worth that I couldn’t be as smart as those above me.
Later that night, at dinner, all the other general managers told me they thought it was a great idea and I should do it anyway.
That experience gave Skip tremendous insight and skill for building high-performing teams in the workplace and championship cultures.
There are numerous psychological tricks for dealing with intimidating people and I’m going to outline the most important ones below.
Likewise, if we go into a conversation with someone by whom we feel intimidated just because of their position, believing we are superior to them at something, automatically raises us to a peer level. Even with their level of education and college degree on the wall, they don’t have the expertise you have in your field.
Therefore, this makes you superior to them in this area and a peer of them in your organization. Skip Weisman, The Leadership & Workplace Communication Expert, works with small business owners to help them lead their employees from drama & defensiveness to ownership & initiative.
If you can tap into this energy/mindset, it might just give you the edge when dealing with intimidating people.
During a 20-year career in professional baseball management, Skip served as CEO for five different franchises.
That experience gave Skip tremendous insight and skill for build high-performing teams in the workplace.
Imagine yourself talking to the little child inside the intimidating person.
Be careful with this though – I don’t mean you should put on a condescending voice and offer them a sweet!Some people tend to have natural abilities when it comes to dealing with others, they tend to be able to read other people quite well and can read between the lines.