I have a co-worker who has a tendency to be extremely critical. He is always negative! He consistently gives out bad vibes and it’s starting to bring me down too. I share an office space with him so I listen to it all the time. What do I do?
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#209 If ignoring him doesn’t work, talk to him on-on-one and discuss your feelings. If that doesn’t work, ask to be moved. (@gradversity)
Q#209 Resp w/positive statements, walk away/don’t engage; say “I prefer 2 look 4 good, so stop telling me neg.” (@juliaerickson)
Q#209 Tell him to cut it out; he probably doesn’t realize. Also, get and wear headphones.
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