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Workplace Symphonies By Regina Schnell Common Sources of Employee Conflict You may be surprised at the top reasons for employee conflict. Lasting conflict isn’t typically due to jilted office romances or promotion jealousy. While those issues do occur, there are … Continue reading

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High Conflict Personalities in Employment Cases © 2016 John C. Edwards, Esq. It is expected and understood by most people in the legal profession that because of the intensely personal nature of the issues that come up in family law, … Continue reading

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I just finished spending the past two weeks in Melbourne, Australia. It was my fifth visit to Australia and my fourth year teaching at Monash University Law Chambers. I must say I loved teaching the students and experienced lawyers, judges … Continue reading

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Part One: Interview with Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.  Read Part 2 with Georgi DiStefano in the January newsletter. Q:           You’ve written many books on high-conflict personalities. This one is the first title focused solely on the workplace. What prompted you to … 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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Guest blog from Megan Hunter: CEO and founder of Unhooked Media, co-founder and speaker for High Conflict Institute, publisher and author. So much of the High Conflict Disruptors (HCDs) time is spent in emotions-dominated thinking that they have far less time to spend … Continue reading

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On August 5-6 I gave a training to approximately 70 department supervisors, lawyers and Human Resource professionals for the County of El Paso, Texas. The focus was on dealing with consumers as well as employees and others who may demonstrate … Continue reading

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In August, Bill Eddy sat down with several deans at Grossmont College in the San Diego area about managing “high-conflict” people. One of the deans wrote the following article summarizing their discussion and its increasing relevance today for anyone working … 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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