Cubicle Confidential

Should I Speak Up or Shut Up? Dealing with Annoying Colleagues

March 30, 2022 Mary Abbajay & Chris DeSantis Season 2 Episode 40
Cubicle Confidential
Should I Speak Up or Shut Up? Dealing with Annoying Colleagues
Show Notes

How do you annoy me? Let me count the ways! In this episode, Mary and Chris address listeners’ complaints about their annoying co-workers. When dealing with bothersome behaviors in others, should we speak up, shut up, or suck it up?

Pompous Panelist in Pasadena wants to know how to deal with a fellow panelist who is obnoxious, pompous, and overly self-promoting.  Should they say something? How can they hold their own with an air hog?

Should I Say Something in St. Louis can’t help but notice that her husband is well, a jerk, when talking to his colleagues. Should she say something? Or let him go on being a jerk….

Stop Drooling on Me in Dallas works in a pet-friendly workplace. The problem? One of the pets is too friendly. Should they say something?

Tired of the Baby Talk in Toledo can’t take a single more conversation about a co-worker's brand new grandchild. If she has to look at one more picture of that kid, she may poke her own eyes out. Should she say something?

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