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Staying Sane with Disruptive Personalities in the Workplace

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Free - Virtual Roundtable - Interview

Dr. Ramani Durvasula, Professor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Consultant, Author

Get a taste of what you will hear and learn at the 2020 Women’s Leadership Conference at Dr. Ramini’s Focus Session.

Anyone who has ever had a job recognizes that certain personality styles can make our working lives a challenge. This can happen whether we are in an entry-level job, or in the C-suite, and it can happen in any type of employment situation. These personality styles can also become one more issue to manage at work, and pull us away from more pressing issues related to our jobs and advancement in our careers. Disruptive personalities are inevitable, and learning how to protect yourself, your mental health, and your professional development under these conditions is essential.

Roundtable objectives:

  • Understand what a disruptive personality style looks like and how it may affect you
  • Become familiar with a 10-step plan designed to give you the tools to manage disruptive personalities

Who is Being Interviewed?

Dr. Ramani Durvasula
Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los Angeles, CA and Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. In 2019 her new book entitled Don’t You Know Who I Am: How to Stay Sane in the Era of Narcissism, Entitlement and Incivility was released. She is also the author of the modern relationship survival manual Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist, and You Are WHY You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life. The focus of Dr. Durvasula’s work is the impact of high-conflict, entitled, antagonistic personality styles on human relationships, mental health, and societal expectations. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and she is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications. Her work has been featured at SxSW, TEDx, and on a wide range of media platforms including Oxygen, Investigation Discovery, Bravo, Lifetime Movie Network, CNN, and a range of digital media. Dr. Durvasula is an honest, authentic, and brutally honest voice on the struggles raised by narcissism in the US and globally.