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Negotiating with a Bully by Greg Williams

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Costs: Pinpointing the Price of Bullying

There is a distinction between negotiating with a bully at school, home, or work. The differences center around the tactics that you adopt to deal with the bully in that environment. This chapter focuses on costs of bullying—both on the target and the bully. It includes firsthand perspectives of people who are familiar with bullies.

You can maximize the efforts of your negotiation tactics against the bully when you understand how he acts in a home environment where he may feel he has more dominance. In a work environment, he may behave differently because there may be a subordinate who is bullying him versus a school environment. He will display a different persona based on how he is seen and sees himself ...

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