It took me awhile just because I wanted to give her a fair chance. My colleague is crazy. She is my senior in experience and being at the company, however, she has a very grandiose outlook on herself. She is the type that will just keep arguing even when you are trying to be open and agreeable. She’s that person that has to have the last word, doesn’t listen to what you have to say, has a comeback for everything and then tells you that you need to communicate more?!
Luckily, feeling the new earth and attempting to be more proactive, I was able to let it go a bit more easily than prior experiences. Also, once I’ve labeled you as crazy, there’s no going back which makes it easier to deal with because you can’t reason with crazy!
I remember a episode of Scrubs where JD, the main character, told his mentor paraphrased, “I don’t want to be like you, I want to be a better version of you”.
In the meantime, here’s a clip to help let it all go….