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Calming Holiday Conflicts © 2016 Bill Eddy When family and friends gather for this holiday season, it can be a time of joy—and conflict. This year, after 18 months of a bruising campaign for President of the United States, there … Continue reading

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The CARS Method for Resolving High-Conflict Situations © 2015 by Bill Eddy and L. Georgi DiStefano The CARS Method was developed specifically to address four big areas of difficulty in high-conflict situations, which often involve one or more people with … Continue reading

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Why Resentment “Trumps” Logic!  (Pt. 1) (c) 2016 Bill Eddy Thinking people have been caught by surprise at the huge number of people who are supporting Donald Trump. They mention that he is a blowhard, inconsistent, not a true conservative, … Continue reading

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Do you have a surge protector for your computer? I’ll bet you do! Otherwise, you could burn out your computer during a power surge from a storm, after a power outage or other cause. But do you have a surge … Continue reading

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Are high-conflict people increasing in your workplace? They can be customers who yell at employees and store owners. Employees who intentionally undercut their colleagues. Supervisors who are so disdainful that employees become depressed, physically sick or quit. They cost businesses … Continue reading

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Times have changed. Incivility is growing in the workplace, as well as in most areas of our society. How big of a problem is this? Why is this happening? And what can be done about it – as individuals and … Continue reading

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      Last week I had the pleasure of teaching 30 law students and professionals at Monash University Law Chambers in Melbourne, Australia. (Pronounced “Melbin” here.) It was a particularly interactive class, with many questions and ideas throughout the … Continue reading

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When I was recently in Australia, I had the opportunity to give a seminar in Canberra (the nation’s capital) about the dynamics of workplace bullying and high conflict personalities. The program was sponsored by the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators … Continue reading

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I just saw the movie “Bully,” and I thought about how different school bus rides are for today’s kids. One boy was repeatedly hit, pushed and poked by several of the other kids on his bus. This was all recorded … Continue reading

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“Who’s to blame for this sorry situation?” asks the newspaper headline, which then gives two choices of individuals in the story. “Who do you blame for the recent events?” asks the internet website, and gives you a choice of four … Continue reading

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