Difficult people who are extremely negative are certainly disheartening, perplexing, often uncompromising and just plain hard to handle. However, when you are Dealing with Difficult People Cards that contain Negative Norms sometimes you have to help them along the way.
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE AND NEGATIVITY
As we considered in the previous dealing with difficult people post many times these people do not even see that they are difficult. They do not even know that they are being extremely negative. In dealing with people you find difficult you must first – give them feedback on how you feel and how their behavior affects you and others. Do not avoid giving this very important feedback.
NEGATIVE TO POSITIVE PEOPLE
However, giving people feedback doesn’t guarantee that they will want to or more importantly, be able to change their language from negative to more positive language.
This does not come easily and will certainly take time and patience. But here is a quick technique that just might help this person who wants to work on their words and language so that they can continue to sound much more positive in their communication.
HELPING PEOPLE CHANGE THEIR NEGATIVE WORDS TO POSITIVE
The Negative Norms in your Dealing Difficult People Pack of Cards have a lifetime of using negative language and words. To change their language takes time and commitment. It is extremely hard for them to do so. But they can slowly learn to change their words by using this simple and repetitive technique.
DEALING WITH PEOPLE POSITIVE LANGUAGE STRATEGY
The negative to positive language technique means that every time a person is about to say something negative, they must make a positive statement first. This means that an extremely negative person cannot make a negative comment without first making a positive one.
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE AT WORK AND HOME
Over a period of time, this strategy really works. When forced to say something positive first, a difficult person whose is very negative will begin to think positive thoughts first. Constantly thinking of positive thoughts and expressing positive language before any negativity changes the way you think.
TRY THIS STRATEGY FOR YOURSELF
Try this strategy yourself. Whenever you are about to make a negative comment, force yourself to think about something positive and say that first. You will slowly and progressively find that you will also become more positive in your thoughts and language too.
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