Narcissists as Leaders: Good or Bad for Your Organization?

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©2013 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 their personalities – their drive for extra respect and extra attention; their belief in their own ideas; their enjoyment of winning contests; their ability to charm […]

Collaborative Practice and BIFF Responses®

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Last weekend, I participated in the annual CP-Cal conference: Collaborative Practice – California. There were about 160 attendees, with numerous workshops and a few plenary sessions. It’s amazing to see how Collaborative has grown in California in just 8 years! It was fun to see friends and to […]

John Edwards, Guilty of Narcissism?

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I’m writing this before knowing John Edwards’ verdict in North Carolina on charges of violating federal campaign laws by spending nearly $1 million of donors’ money on hiding his affair (and child) with Rielle Hunter. Whatever the outcome, he has already admitted that he is guilty of narcissism: […]