5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in a Professional Environment

Most of us have experienced times at work where strong emotions come into play and threaten to turn us into fire-breathing dragons. A difficult patron yells at you about something you can’t control, or your coworker won’t cooperate on something that seems so simple. These can be stressful situations that would frustrate any person. If you aren’t careful, you could say something that might have a negative impact on your professional image, and ultimately, your career. So how can you manage that anger when such situations arise and keep your cool at work? The author of this article offers five things that you can do to calm down in those moments of anger and frustration so that you don’t do or say something you might later regret.