Everyone has people they just don’t like. Maybe personalities clash or there’s some long history of disagreements. What do you do when that person is in the cubicle across the hall or the office next door? How do you still work with them, despite the interpersonal issues? Workplace consultant Brandon Smith says the key is to look for the value and skills they bring to the work at hand.
Everyone has people they don’t like or with whom they don’t get along. When that person is in the cubicle across the hall or the office next door, those personality clashes or disagreements are more complicated, though.
The good news is, it’s not a requirement to like every work colleague, and you don’t have to pretend you do, according to our workplace expert Brandon Smith. But he said, “You do need to keep it about business.