Narcissists – Avoid the Triggers

Narcissists – Avoid the Triggers

Seven Dimensions
Updated Oct 10, 2019

Course Overview

Narcissists can poison workplaces. Eve Ash asks Peter Quarry about what triggers a narcissist. He provides advice of not confronting them, not criticizing them and not attacking them, so that you avoid being on the receiving end of narcissistic abuse. It is difficult to present an alternate perspective to a narcissist as this can trigger a bad reaction.

Peter Quarry explains why it is so crucial to avoid the triggers if you work with a narcissist.

Learning Objectives

Peter Quarry discusses the need to avoid the triggers:

  • Fragile egos
  • The key triggers - confronting, criticizing and attacking
  • The problem with ‘one mindedness’

Interviewer: Eve Ash

Interviewee: Peter Quarry