The key to doing this is to understand the dynamics of intimidation and the motivation of those who attempt to wield it.If we do, it can never inhibit our actions and control us.Change the way you represent the experience so that it no longer makes you feel fearful.
However, Gibson himself has become a central figure in a new organization of violent street fighters, who go by the hard-to-take-serious name “Warriors for Freedom” (WFF).
This group has come together from a number of sources.
The use of power, authority, position and status to intimidate workers into compliance is, at many companies, considered to be one of the most effective of management’s bag of coercive tools.
Respect for authority, position and status is fine, but using them to intimidate others into submissive acquiescence is quite another thing.
You get used to them, start to see them as normal people, and learn firsthand that they have flaws and quirks and insecurities like everyone else.
What also helps is improving your own confidence and social skills.
Because we all feel insecure at time, we often sympathize with someone who expresses his insecurity, especially if he seems weak, passive, or frightened.
When we encounter someone who is aggressive and controlling, we don't always recognize him as being insecure because he does not fit the profile; he isn't what we expect." -Carolyn N.
Bushong from Of course, if the person is a psychopath or something like that then this won't always apply but considering why the person is so aggressive can help you to understand the situation you're in and possibly give you some ideas on solutions.
The following is a guest article by Peter Murphy with his 4 tips on how to deal with aggressive people. and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers is regarded as a self help classic. I read it many years ago and I was disappointed by the content of this book that has helped a lot of people take control of their fears. Because I believe we all have the power to go far beyond feeling the fear.
It joins death and taxes as one of the few certainties in life.