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Stop Being Manipulated - Notes Attached

 Stop Being Manipulated - Notes Attached Hello; here’s an item I want to share with people; particularly those transitioning from the military to civilian/commercial worlds. Part of being a high performer involves being able to deal with people, including difficult people.   In the military, there are direct mechanisms and approaches that can be employed to mitigate manipulation, subversion, coercion and harassment. You have rank; the Uniform Code of Military Justice; you can write Memorandums for the Record; you have also a culture that does not leave much room for such activity. Power structures are more fluid in the commercial/civilian world, and we all need to adapt our experience to continue forth with success. Responses to manipulation, subversion, coercion and harassment is not clear cut in the outside world. So, you may find yourself unprepared in dealing with such issues.   All this to say there may be good reasons for interpersonal tension, but such tension should be