Intimidating things to say
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A bully on the playground in fifth grade would have said "I'll get my big brother to beat you up!
It doesn't matter what company you work for or which industry you choose. Everywhere you go you'll find warm and supportive people along with fearful, not-to-be-trusted bullies.
Fearful people will try to intimidate you, whether you are a new college grad or a long-in-the-tooth business veteran like me.
" A bully at work will say "Don't worry about that project.
It's only something the senior-level people need to know about." People who have devolved from a human state into frankfurter form will delight in telling you what you're not qualified to do. They want to throw you off balance, so that you won't feel like a threat to them.
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In this case, several readers have written to tell us that this article was helpful to them, earning it our reader-approved status. Intimidation is making others feel fear, nervousness, or inadequacy in order to gain social standing or produce a desired outcome.
Trudi Griffin is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin.
Speaking to someone who intimidates you can be scary.
Perhaps you are dealing with a domineering boss or have a classmate who can be a bit of a bully.
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