Good Books

Want to learn more? There a number of outstanding books that can help.

Books on bullies and manipulators

The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity On the Job by Gary Namie, Ph.D. and Ruth Namie, Ph.D.

Emotional Blackmail:When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You by Susan Forward, Ph.D.

Toxic People:10 Ways of Dealing With People Who Make Your Life Miserable by Lillian Glass, Ph.D.

Mobbing:Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace by Noa Davenport, Ph.D., Ruth Distler Schwartz and Gail Pursell Elliott

Stop Being Manipulated: How to Neutralize the Bullies, Bosses, and Brutes in Your Life by George H. Green, Ph.D. and Carolyn Cotter, MBA

Dealing With People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner

In Sheep's Clothing:Understanding and Dealing With Manipulative People by George K. Simon, Jr., Ph.D.

Verbal Judo:The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George J. Thompson, Ph.D.

Books on self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Emotional Intelligence:Why it can matter more than IQ by Daniel Goleman

Putting Emotional Intelligence To Work:Successful Leadership is More Than IQ by David Ryback

The Awakening of Intelligence by Jiddu Krishnamurti