11/20/2013 11:57 am ET

5 Ways To Get Coworkers To Do What You Want At Work

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Whether it’s an overbearing superior or a catty co-worker, we’ve all encountered someone difficult at the office. But, your working relationships with sour people don’t have to be sour too, writes Bob Burg, co-author of the New York Times bestseller “The Go-Giver.” In his new book, “Adversaries into Allies,” Burg reveals how to cultivate positive, productive relationships at work -- even when you’re surrounded by prickly colleagues. Have them eating out of your hand with these five tips.

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