Dealing with Toxic People


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Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, & President at TalentSmart


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12 Ways SUCCESSFUL People Handle TOXIC People

1. They set limits (especially with complainers)

2. They don’t die in the fight

3. They rise above

4. They stay aware of their emotions

5. They establish boundaries

6. They Won’t Let Anyone Limit Their Joy

7. They Don’t Focus on Problems—Only Solutions

8. They don’t forget

9. They Squash Negative Self-Talk

10. They Limit Their Caffeine Intake

11. They Get Some Sleep

12. They Use Their Support System


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2 thoughts on “Dealing with Toxic People

  1. This is so good, thank you.’would you mind explaining the caffeine intake one a little bit? It’s a big one for me.


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