Do you have a PI, colleague, or employee who you just dread working with? Is your day ruined when you see this person looming in the door of your office and stomping into your personal space? Have you tried deep breathing exercises but still find yourself grinding your teeth after a totally non-productive encounter? Are you starting to ask yourself, "is it me?" If you’ve answered yes to any or all of these questions, then this topic should appeal to you!
Take charge of your situation. Learn how to manage these interactions in a manner that keeps you from screaming and doesn't ruin your workday. Strategize how to maintain these interactions such that they are constructive, productive, and structured in a way that preserves your sanity.