While “Change” is an unsettling kick in the keister…we all agree…some people need to change. After making the controversial…“Dealing with Difficult People” post, my staff sifted through the genius of the comments. We tested each one and as a service to humanity, my staff, Mr. Yoga Turkey Vulture and Mr. Hip Pastry Flour, have put together the….
Dealing With Difficult People Kit
Remember, Carl? The idjit who always needed to be the brightest bulb in the room and kept meetings delayed with his piehole of prattle? It seems many of you have Carl clones. Of course, the most honest and up-front technique is a calm face-to-face talk with your “Carl.” But if that doesn’t work, you’ll thrill at the immediate use of these specially crafted tools.
First, pull the In-Your-Face Mirror out of the kit.
One of the effective techniques we tested was when someone has made their 9th stupid statement then you give them your best stare. Simply stop the meeting and give them THE LOOK.
(Put your mouse pointer over the pictures if you’d like to read innermost thoughts)
Then “Carl” will respond with “What???”
Just keep staring.
Carl will say: What is your problem? What’s the matter with you?
Just Keep Staring….
Make it a team effort, involving everyone at the meeting.
This method usually helps Carl get the message he’s being a moron. Of course, you can’t use it often, because the Carls of the world enjoy being the center of attention and having people stare a them, so pull the Change-Of-Venue sign out of your kit.
This ultimate passive-agressive device allows you to change the meeting time and place….sending Carl to merrily disrupt someone else’s life.
AND…the kit includes a BONUS item: Footwear formerly used by HighSchool Soccer players. Perfect for “putting a sock in it” when Carl just won’t shut up.
How do you get your higgley little paws on this wonderful kit? The Before Morning Breaks Souvenir Shop will open on Memorial Day. Be here to check out the How-Did-I-Live-Without-This bargains.
In the meantime, start gathering your gold. The staff only accepts ingots.