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Question from Reader: How Effective are Restraining Orders with an HCP? Q: Based on your experience and knowledge of BPDs and HCPs, how effective are ROs if one is filed and granted against a person with possible BPD or HCP … Continue reading

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Mediation Training in Texas   Last week I provided three training days to two mediation organizations in Texas: Texas Association of Mediators and Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable. The first day, I gave the Trainers several skills for managing high-conflict people … Continue reading

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If Empathy is King, Are Boundaries It’s Queen with HCPs? by Megan Hunter, CEO Unhooked Media In a previous article in which I crowned EMPATHY as king when dealing with high-conflict personalities—those folks who are the most toxic, the most difficult of … Continue reading

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So, Can Personalities Change – or Not?  © 2016 Bill Eddy Question from Reader: On page 23 of It’s all your Fault at Work you mention that the key difference between high-conflict people and reasonable people is whether or not they look … Continue reading

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Trump Bubble Bursts? Not so Fast! © 2016 Bill Eddy It’s not a pretty picture. He has gone from loud and self-centered, to racist and demagogic, to obscene and pornographic. What we are watching is the over-reach of a high-conflict … Continue reading

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Narcissists as Leaders: Good or Bad for Your Organization? © 2013 by Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Whether in business, politics or workgroups, there is a natural tendency to select narcissistic leaders. They are attracted to leadership roles as part of … Continue reading

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How Trump Projects Dishonesty onto Clinton ©2016 Bill Eddy With less than seven weeks to Election Day on November 8, Donald Trump has closed the gap with Hilary Clinton in the polls and has a good chance of becoming the … Continue reading

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How Do Your State’s Child Support Laws Stack Up?  Guest Blog by Ellice Halpern, J.D. ​Child support is often a major component of divorce agreements. What you may not know is how drastically legal minimums vary from state to state. Why … Continue reading

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Executive Brief on Discovering Disputes Early Guest Blog by Michael Toebe There is a question all leadership within an organization should be thinking on and asking itself, for effective risk management, optimizing productivity and exercising protective strategy. How many unhealthy, … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote High Conflict People in Legal Disputes (2nd Ed. 2016) © 2016 By Bill Eddy Does it seem like high-conflict people are increasing in legal disputes to you? It does to me. Ten years ago the first edition … Continue reading

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