How to manage your emotions at work
Anger at work
In this article

Anger at work


The situation: You’ve been working hard on a client’s folder for over two months. The all important meeting is fast approaching, but your boss decides he would like your colleague to present, as she feels more comfortable speaking in public. You're offended, and royalled peeved. Now she'll get all the credit for your work.

What to avoid: Patrick Merlevede says, "Don’t get angry as your boss will only respond in the same tone.”

The right reaction: "If you don’t understand why this has happened, rather than speak up and angrily say what you think, ask questions.” Express your frustration by asking what it is you need to improve. "

Tell him you find his decision very demotivating. Reiterate your strengths to your boss and you’ll also remind yourself how valuable an employee you really are.


Women in Focus Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
The Most LOL Tweets About Taylor Swift's Vagina Being Compared To A Ham SandwichNext Week's Coronation Street Spoilers
This Week's Coronation Street SpoilersSudoku
Latest… 21/10/2016
Women in Focus News
There's a Super Important Message Hidden Inside This Lavish Instagram Account's Posts
All Women in Focus news
Changing your name | How to change your name
Work for yourself - get your small business online
How to deal with redundancy
Registering and voting: everything you need to know
See all Women in Focus guides
Teaching kids about money
See all Women in Focus videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...