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Dealing with Difficult People

  • What makes for a great team – whether personal or professional – and how can organizations and individuals create a more psychologically healthy environment? To help us answer that question, today Forrest and I are joined by one of the world’s leading scholars on what helps organizations learn and thrive: Dr. Amy Edmondson.

  • On this episode, we speak with a true expert on many of the topics we’ve explored during our series on “Who Am I?”, including borderline personality disorder, sociopathy, and narcissism: Dr. Ramani Durvasula.

  • On today's mailbag episode we answer two questions related to our series on "Who Am I," with a general focus on helping people learn how to better manage their relationships with challenging family members.

  • In this episode we look at one of the most well-known personality disorders: sociopathy. We’ll explore what it is, where it comes from, and what we can do to interact more skillfully with people who possess it.

  • Today we explore the innate tendencies we have in our important relationships, and what we can do about it.

  • How can we take in positive experiences and develop a strong sense of self without developing narcissistic traits or falling prey to narcissistic tendencies?

  • On this episode, we explore why and how we can forgive someone who has hurt us and disentangle from others.

  • In this episode, we learn how to expand upon empathy so we can warm the heart and develop greater compassion and kindness as personal traits.

  • Today we’re focusing on Empathy, which allows us to tune into and understand other people. Empathy is a key social skill that helps us make sense of nuance, read intentions correctly, recognize the hurt under anger, and communicate and interact more skillfully.

OTHER TOPICS:

Who Am I?  |  Depression  |  Self-Compassion  |  Anxiety  |  Anger  |  Goals  |  Relationships  |  Communication  |  Mindfulness  |  Racism  |  Trauma

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