- Let them know you have a full plate. If they continue, refer them to your boss.
This person is in constant communication with the boss about who is doing what. They feel a responsibility to report on everyone’s actions.
- Do not share personal information with this person. Let them know that you already have excellent communication with your boss.
This person thrives on conflict. Everything becomes a battle.
- Do not give them an emotional response. Remain neutral and concentrate on the facts when speaking with them and not giving your opinion.
- Set clear expectations and deadlines. Stick to your guns when they start to weasel out of their responsibilities.