I always tell people, anger is like liquid. It’s fluid, it’s like water. You put it in a container and it takes the shape of that container.
Collusion loves company. Its ability to multiply itself is truly extraordinary.
Chuck and I may have been in collusion with each other, but over time, the conflict spread throughout the office. The split was pretty predictable. The older staff, especially the ones who had been at the company for a while, sided with Chuck. The younger staff sided with me.
This didn’t just happen naturally however. Chuck and I strongly invited people to take sides.
I told my “friends” negative stories about Chuck. I blamed. I played the victim. I spent hours constructing detailed ...