The phrase "We need to talk" is as uncomfortable to say as it is to hear. Few people enjoy delivering bad news, and even fewer people enjoy dealing with its aftermath. Whether you're breaking up with someone or telling your boss that you're quitting, the moments (or days) that follow are uncomfortable.
The awkward conversation is made even worse when you'll inevitably see the person you're talking to on a frequent basis. Unfortunately that's the situation many workers face when their colleagues are getting on their nerves and they can't take it anymore. A conversation needs to happen, but how do you go about it?