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Description: In the news this week, we saw a couple of versions of President Donald Trump’s behaviour. Early in the week, we saw a rather uneventful meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Then, later in the week, we saw a rather unusual news conference with what we might call bullying of the news media. How do you handle Trump-like characters in the work place? Carrie Gallant stresses the importance of preparation and asking the right questions.

Date: February 18, 2017;

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/life-at-work/how-to-negotiate-with-a-trump-like-colleague/article34069249/

Discussion Points:

1) What did you learn from reading this article?

2)  Have you ever had to deal with an unpredictable personality in the workplace? What strategies worked in dealing with these difficult situations?

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