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phrases about change of attitude
To resolve issues
Kamiya-san and Higuchi-san have to iron out their differences now and agree to cooperate on the new project.
To ease tension, to calm
The customer was quite upset with the salesman but the supervisor was able to smooth it over.
Hit the ceiling
To lose one's temper
Miyuki-san's boss hit the ceiling when she told him she was taking a long honeymoon."
Note:Hit the roof is a variation of the above phrase.
To lose self-control
Tanaka-san lost it when he heard he was being replaced by a young female MBA.
Change one's mind
Though Ando-san disagreed with hiring a new designer, he'll come around when she sees how great her work is.