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Make Difficult People Disappear: How to Deal with Stressful Behavior and Eliminate Conflict by Monica Wofford

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Conclusion

The Disappearing Act

Whether you’ve been called a difficult person, think you are one, or have in fact been one at times, the question is, “Now what?” What’s the next step, or maybe your next trick, in the seemingly magical mention of making difficult people disappear. Can you just make them vanish with a magic wand? Well, not exactly, but you can act on what you now know and the awareness you’ve gained about you and those around you. In fact, let’s call it your very own Disappearing Act.

Here’s what you’ll need for your Disappearing Act:

  • Compete the CORE Snapshot™ included in this book.
  • Trust that differences do not equal difficulties.
  • Fully understand your own behavioral description. Note: If you don’t like your answers on the Snapshot™ or the behaviors they describe . . . change your answers.
  • Examine which quadrant those who surround you might score the highest in, and remember that your perception is only a good guess. You may need more data.
  • Give yourself permission to be who you are.
  • Accept others for being who they are.
  • Take notice of the times you become frustrated, and instead work toward being fascinated by the differences versus perceiving the frustration to be purposeful and aimed at you or able to affect you.
  • Need more? Complete the comprehensive CORE Profile (www.ContagiousCoaching.com) and schedule a facilitation or coaching session by clicking “contact us” on the site. Often what you need is an outside point of view to determine the accuracy of what ...

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