We’ve all experienced it: an annoying co-worker whose habits, voice, behavior or work ethic is like nails on a chalk board to us. Sometimes just the sight of that person causes our blood pressure to rise.

When employees are working eight hours or more a day in close quarters, it’s only a matter of time before they will start to get on each other’s nerves. According to career coach, speaker and author Ford Myers, this problem is much more common than you might think.