If you find yourself working alongside that colleague who routinely undercuts you in meetings, puts you down in conversations or criticizes your work in front of others, take note. Those are telltale signs that he or she may be threatened by you. It’s difficult to exhibit your professional best, while also trying to deflect the shade that your colleague is throwing your way.
While this situation can be tough to navigate, know that you have power here. Clarity helps: Understanding why you’re being treated this way can yield strategies