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What Is Anger? Don't Get Mad, Get Even-Tempered!
We all feel angry occasionally, and in the right circumstances this can be a positive force for change. But if you're always seething with rage, it can impact your relationships, your career, and even your health.

Our article, What is Anger?, introduces you to strategies for tackling this powerful emotion before it becomes a problem. Also, our article, Resolving Team Conflict, offers powerful techniques for defusing difficult situations.

Or maybe you work with someone who's sarcastic or uncooperative, rather than overtly angry. If that sounds familiar, see our article, How to Manage Passive-Aggressive People.

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What Is Anger? What Is Anger?

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Resolving Team Conflict Resolving Team Conflict

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Learn how to identify and manage passive-aggressive behavior on your team.

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A Final Note

Dealing with anger in the workplace isn't easy. But don't despair - you can learn to handle it more effectively by developing qualities such as self-awareness, empathy, and mutual respect.

Next week, you can find out how to avoid nasty surprises at work, and what to do if you long for a change of career, but can't see the way forward.

Have a great week!

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James Manktelow (CEO)

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