As uncomfortable as it is to admit — and carry out — some situations at work require a confrontation. From gripes between co-workers to disagreements with your manager to pet peeves with your cubicle neighbor, every once in a while, confrontation is inevitable.
Sure, it seems easier to ignore it, but letting it simmer can make it worse. After all, confrontation is stressful and awkward. But letting it go can lead to a bigger blow up.