Think about what you're going to say before you say it. Some people feel intimidated when confronted by arrogance.Choose your words carefully, especially when it's necessary to give criticism. Don't interrupt when someone is speaking to you, even when you believe that person is wrong.
In every workplace, you will have difficult coworkers.Use a soft, gentle voice with inflection that goes up at the end of your sentence so you'll sound less demanding. Be aware of relative height positions during conversations.Speak slowly and pause during the conversation to seek feedback. You'll be perceived as more intimidating if you're standing while others are sitting.Unresolved feelings of insecurity might manifest as a desire to bully or control.Increasing your self-confidence may help you interact in a more positive way.But, how difficult a person is for you to deal with depends a lot on such factors as your self-esteem, your self-confidence, how closely you must work with him on a daily basis, and your professional courage.