Dealing with aggression at work

Dealing with aggression at work

Respond constructively and set limits
Deux collaborateurs ayant un désaccord, un conflit, debout l'un devant l'autre, face à face avec une expression d'irrespect, la personne au milieu joue le rôle de médiateur et fait un signe d'arrêt avec les mains.

The professional world is becoming increasingly stressful, and employees are more and more confronted with aggressive behaviour from their colleagues or (internal) customers. Even if it is complicated to maintain a respectful attitude when faced with an aggressive person, controlling your emotions and remaining factual is essential. When dealing with difficult people, the most common mistake is to justify yourself or try to convince them. By getting out of the other person’s game, you can regain control of the conversation.


I Identifying warning signs

I Testing new communication strategies

I Setting limits with assertiveness

I Adopting the right posture


I The 5 attitudes for defusing aggression

I Awareness of limits and how to set them

I Dominant behaviours and reactions to stress (according to the neuro-cognitive and behavioural approach – NCB)

The training is adapted to the needs and context of the organisation. The teaching approach is playful and participative. The group works on concrete cases brought in by the participants and practises in practical situations. The optional presence of an actor makes the approach even more effective.