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Dealing with the Trump Presidency: High-Conflict on Steroids Guest By Don Saposnek, Ph.D. Trump is president. That is our current reality. While nobody would doubt that this presidential election process was extraordinary, the polarization of the political parties and of … Continue reading

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How High-Conflict Politicians Turn Peace into War [Excerpt from the 2012 book Splitting America by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek, chapter 4] High-conflict people tend to turn peace into war, regardless of the setting they are in. They naturally see … Continue reading

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Are There Two Trumps? © 2016 Bill Eddy In March, before the primaries were over, I wrote a book titled Trump Bubbles: The Dramatic Rise and Fall of High-Conflict Politicians. In it I predicted that there was a 50-50 chance … Continue reading

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Negative Advocates for Trump © 2016 By Bill Eddy One of the most interesting dynamics of high-conflict legal and workplace disputes is the unique role of “negative advocates.” High-conflict people (HCPs) are always recruiting negative advocates who will completely agree … Continue reading

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TRUMP REXIT © 2016 by Bill Eddy The Republican Party should exit Donald Trump at their convention next week. He doesn’t play well with others. Up to now, he’s been all words and many have been inspired by his words. … Continue reading

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What About Hillary? © 2016 by Bill Eddy I appreciate some peoples’ concern that I wrote a book called Trump Bubbles about the dangerous patterns of Donald Trump, but I haven’t written a similar book on or given a high-conflict … Continue reading

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Cracks in the Trump Bubble © 2016 by Bill Eddy The cracks are starting to show in the Trump Bubble, not just among a few Republicans abandoning ship, but also at Commencement speeches at leading educational institutions all over the country … Continue reading

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Trump’s Seductive Words © 2016 by Bill Eddy In an article published on June 8, 2016, research by Survey Sampling International showed that Donald Trump’s statements attract more independent voters than repel them. (SSI Study Explains the Trump Phenomenon: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ssi-study-explains-the-trump-phenomenon-300281529.html)  … Continue reading

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IS TRUMP REALLY DANGEROUS? © 2016 by Bill Eddy Hillary Clinton just gave a foreign policy speech on Thursday highlighting her belief that Donald Trump would be dangerous if he became president. Is this really true? Or is she just … Continue reading

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YGMOWYPAT! By Bill Eddy On May 7th I had the opportunity to be the Keynote Speaker at the South Coast Collaborative Professionals Spring Summit and Expo Program, held in Orange County, California. I also received their award for “Professional of … Continue reading

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