3 types of jerks at work & how to dealLifestyle The List
Art is hard to define, but you know it when you see it. Love is hard to define, but you know it when you feel it. Then there's the people who park across multiple spaces, break up by text, and never, ever fill the water in the Keurig. A rude person is hard to define, but you know them when you see them, too – especially when it’s at the office. Jimmy Rhoades is talking with authors Aaron James and Jody Foster to learn more about the three most common types of jerks in the workplace and getting advice on how to deal with them.
They are plagued with insecurity and are usually unstable. You must protect yourself from these people. Let them know you value them to play into their ego.
2. The Venus Flytrap
These people will seduce you with sweetness and then they'll stab you in the back when you least expect it. Just keep it all business with them.
3. The Bean Counter
These are the obsessive compulsive types that like to micromanage. Just give them one shot at notes or they will go back and forth.
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