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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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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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 … 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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Numbers vs Feelings: Different Perspectives in Divorce Mediation ©2016 By Shawn D. Skillin, Esq. (This week’s blog is written by our guest Shawn Skillin, HCI Speaker & New Ways for Families Trainer) In divorce mediation, there is almost always a … Continue reading

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Trump-Putin Bromance Ends? © 2016 By Bill Eddy The nation was shocked. Less than six months after taking office, President Trump was at war with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. He apparently had not been paying attention to Putin’s efforts to make … Continue reading

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