Engineer's Ingenious Tactic to Tame Hot-Tempered Colleague 🌶️💼

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Picture this: You're working in a small engineering team, and there's this one colleague who's always on the verge of a volcanic eruption. 🌋 He yells, he argues, he gets in your face. You've tried complaining to your boss, but to no avail. So, what do you do? Well, one clever engineer found a unique way to handle the situation. Let's dive into this spicy tale of workplace drama.🍿

Meet the Volcano 🌋

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The Boss's Response 🤷

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No HR to the Rescue 🚫

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A New Approach 🎭

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The Power of Words 🗣️

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The Ripple Effect 🌊

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Direct Confrontation 👀

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The Result 🎯

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The Backlash 💥

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A Pinch of Guilt 😕

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The Engineer's Dilemma: A Masterstroke or a Misstep? 🤔

Our engineer friend found himself in a pickle. With a hot-headed colleague causing daily eruptions and a boss who seemed to shrug it off, he took matters into his own hands. He began to label his colleague's outbursts as 'emotional', 'tantrums', and 'fits', subtly shifting the perception of his coworker from domineering to irrational. The tactic seemed to work, the volcanic eruptions became less frequent, but it also led to a confrontation. Now, he's left wondering if his actions were justified or if he was the one being out of line. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...💭

NTA for calling out emotional colleague, honesty is the best policy 👍

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"NTA. 'Jay, why don't you step outside and take a minute to pull yourself together? We'll wait. Go on, it's okay.' 💁‍♂️"

NoxWild | NoxWild

NTA. Gender double standards in workplace. Empathy through role reversal. 👍

Narciii | Narciii

NTA. Consequences of uncontrolled anger. Helping coworker recognize escalation 👍

HerewardtheWoke2022 | HerewardtheWoke2022

NTA, he's failing to manage emotions. Outbursts, escalations, disproportionate responses. 😱

EleriTMLH | EleriTMLH

NTA. Creative tactic to tame hot-tempered colleague, but trouble ahead? 🤔

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NTA. Taking down the patriarchy and calling out double standards! 💪

Temporary_Fault6402 | Temporary_Fault6402

NTA. Gender dynamics in the workplace and double standards discussed. 👍

anxious__rose | anxious__rose

Engaging way to deal with a hot-tempered colleague 👏

Reasonable_racoon | Reasonable_racoon

NTA. Shifting the narrative to highlight bad behavior. Gender stereotypes.

BlueBelle2019 | BlueBelle2019

Embracing emotional intelligence: NTA supports shift in language 👏

_neontangles | _neontangles

Perfectly handling a hot-tempered colleague 👏🏻

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NTA for calling out a senior colleague's unprofessional tantrums 👏

9CentNonsense | 9CentNonsense

Therapy helps understand emotions! NTA 👏

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NTA - Hilarious! Reminds me of my dad's 'stop getting emotional' tactic. 😂

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Hilarious story about a hot-tempered colleague who hates being called emotional 😂

MelGremory | MelGremory

Harnessing anger as a powerful emotion for conflict resolution ✨

MiruTheSloth | MiruTheSloth

NTA. Unacceptable workplace behavior. Boss shrugged it off. Walking time bomb.

stinstin555 | stinstin555

Finding humor in 'big man vibes' and 'weak sad baby vibes' 😂

Freddie2113 | Freddie2113

"Dealing with emotional men: Treat them like toddlers" 👏🏻

closetklepto | closetklepto

NTA: Buzz phrase shuts down inappropriate reaction and promotes dialogue

Spiritual-Topic-5760 | Spiritual-Topic-5760

Intern or storyteller? 🤔 Engaging debate on OP's credibility.

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Brilliant tactic to tame hot-tempered colleagues! 😎

BIGNARSKT | BIGNARSKT

TikToker's clever response to 'big man anger' shuts down conflict

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NTA: Straightforward and honest approach to dealing with conflict

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Embracing anger: Not the a**hole, emotions are valid 💪

AdministrationThis77 | AdministrationThis77

Ingenious tactic to tame hot-tempered colleague sparks inspiration! 🤪

IzBlueGirl | IzBlueGirl

Taking control of a hot-tempered colleague? NTA, stand your ground! 💪

C_Majuscula | C_Majuscula

Brilliant tactic to tame hot-tempered colleagues! 💪

ThisPower4135 | ThisPower4135

Ingenious tactic to tame hot-tempered colleague! Flawless execution! 💯

-Little_Gremlin- | -Little_Gremlin-

Bullying a bully? Jay thinks it's a fair tactic! 🤔

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👏 NTA. Patriarchy myth debunked. Anger is an emotion. Fantastic!

FutureJakeSantiago | FutureJakeSantiago

Calling out toxic masculinity and flipping the script! 💪

DCWilloughby | DCWilloughby

Caught in a time warp? Hilarious comment thread unfolds! 😂

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NTA for standing up to a spoiled brat at work! 👏

MySpo0nsAreRusty | MySpo0nsAreRusty

NTA, you're a genius 👏

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🙌 NTA! You called it! He's overly emotional and having fits.

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Masterful management. NTA. *Chef's kiss* 👌

Decent_Ad6389 | Decent_Ad6389

NTA - Ingenious tactic to handle a hot-tempered colleague! 👏

Dung_Diviner | Dung_Diviner

Ingenious tactic to tame hot-tempered colleague? NTA, love it! 👍

mizfit0416 | mizfit0416

Calling out a hot-tempered colleague: NTA, it's hysterical! 😂

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A hero emerges in the battle against a hot-tempered colleague! 🌶️

andronicuspark | andronicuspark

Switching words to tame hot-tempered colleague. NTA. 😊

GrandAndersonHotel | GrandAndersonHotel

NTA! Ingenious tactic to handle hot-tempered colleagues. Thanks, OP! 👍🏻

fisher2321 | fisher2321

Positive peer pressure helps control emotions and leads to success! 👏

Lithobates-ally_true | Lithobates-ally_true

Female engineer stands up against inappropriate behavior, empowering others. 💪

MasterofBuilding | MasterofBuilding

Standing up to an angry colleague: NTA for calling him out! 💪

Ella_von_Pella | Ella_von_Pella

Suspiciously frequent AITA moments? 🤔 Vacation disaster deja vu?

beccalafrog | beccalafrog

NTA and great job! 👏

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NTA. Mad is, in fact, an emotion. 😂

SnarkyBeanBroth | SnarkyBeanBroth

Empowering response to gender bias in the workplace. 💪

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Witnessing an out-of-control colleague's anger - NTA

impossiblegirlme | impossiblegirlme

Empowering tactic for women working with men 💪‍♀️

heyyytori | heyyytori

Gaslighting experience sparks clever revenge suggestion. NTA 😂

namaste_tfaway_ | namaste_tfaway_

NTA. Epic revenge story that belongs on r/pettyrevenge! 🌶️💼

awgeezwhatnow | awgeezwhatnow

Engaging in a toxic workplace: ESH, gaslighting, and ignored leadership

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