People pleasers typically lack boundaries and have a hard time saying no. They tend to put other people’s desires before their own which causes them excessive workloads and too many sacrifices.
If you think your only option is to be punitive, think again! Start by no longer rewarding undesirable behavior, and you will positively affect your co-workers and covertly help them become better professionals.
It means developing an ability to see situations from other people’s perspectives and understanding their feelings.
A natural human reaction to a less-than-perfect workplace is to focus on the self. Our attention goes to what we are not getting. Can you relate?
One of the things I love about higher education is the shared belief in logic and reason. Leaders intend to look at facts, as objectively as possible, to make logical and reasonable choices.
You need to take the other person into consideration to be more effective in the way you communicate...
To have a more enjoyable experience than you did in the past, it is up to you to change the way you think and act in the presence of people who trigger you.
When you stop assuming that people’s reasons to treat you poorly are based on discrimination, a whole new world of possibilities opens up.