What does each member of this disparate group have in common? Each person knows what the hell they are.
The abrupt young lady who was setting up her travel plans and speaking about setting it up with her other half. When I met her other half I was introduced to another strong woman. A female (now friend) who would just talk, talk talk. When I pointed out that it drives me crazy she told me "that's what I am but I'm good, deep down" and we agreed that we'd butt heads but be friends. The crusty old guy who took up as much space as he liked but with an attitude of "I've been doing this stuff a long time and know how I get my best results"
So our greatest responsibility to others is - first - to have our own shit together.
When the commercial airliner goes into a dive and the masks drop out, what is the advice? "Secure your own mask before assisting others."
If you are not solid in your own space, you are forcing everyone else to work with a moving target.
And it serves us, too. As Sun Tzu said: