The 19th-century notion that leaders are born failed to find support as Genetics research simply could not find the great leader genes. However, one belief that has remained on trend for many years, and attracted enormous research over the years instead, is the idea that some people have personalities, however acquired, that predispose them to lead effectively in all situations.
It is a tough world out there. Sometimes we deal with people who are aggressive, pushy and difficult to handle. Some happen to be our managers, colleagues or even family members. Whoever it is, dealing with aggressive behaviour is confronting and reduces morale. When dealing with a bully try to present a thoughtful composure where you keep your cool, by calmly asserting your position without losing your personal power.