10 Ways To Deal With A Difficult Coworker

Illustrated by Ariel Davis.
Articles on why you have colleagues you can't stand abound: Sometimes, it's because they have difficult personalities, and sometimes it's because you hate your job and are feeling stuck — making you the Negative Nancy.
We spend so much of our days, weeks, and lives at work, that it is easy to take a difficult situation with a colleague personally. But rather than sitting and simmering, try to be proactive if you can and make the best of a less than ideal situation. Here are some ways to do that.