To deal with difficult people, focus on yourself.
I am ready for the planning meeting for the VERY important fundraising event. I have created an agenda, prepared everyone for the meeting, and I have everything ready for success. I walk in and I am immediately broad sided by a Devil’s Advocate disguised as a board member.
I was the level-headed and graceful Queen of Conscious Action when I came in to run this meeting. When I was confronted, I immediately became the “off with their heads” Queen of Hearts.
We are all faced with difficult people in our lives. How do we live consciously as we move through a world that is not as kind as we wish it would be? I use a centering process . . . (read full post on our dh@work site for Amy's tips)