Archive for the 'Interpersonal Communication' Category
“Many professionals will probably recognize this situation: You go to a meeting or an event and, assuming that everyone there already knows you, or that you’re playing a minor role, you introduce yourself with your first name — or not at all.”
“No big deal, right?
“Wrong. . . .”
"Here’s the skinny: individuals who are passive aggressive are hostile, but in a thinly disguised manner. They’ll let you know through little barbs and lapses that they’re angry with you, but they’ll never confront you directly. Instead, they demonstrate their defiance or resistance indirectly, or at least disguise it with a tightly clenched smile and a semi-growled, 'Have a nice day.'"