About the Authors

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Philip Eager, M.Ed., L.M.H.C., N.C.C.
Philip Eager has a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Bucknell University and a master’s degree in education from Pennsylvania State University. His career as a National Board Certified Counselor spans twenty-five plus years. His professional experience includes clinical and executive employment within mid-sized and large corporations in addition to considerable non-profit work. He is currently a Military Family Life Counselor with Magellan Health Care and Director of the Inland Center for Strategic Integrity. Philip’s special areas of expertise include conflict management, effective leadership dynamics, and social media strategy development.


Troy Bruner, Ed.D.
Troy Bruner has degrees in psychology and counseling from Linfield College, Lewis & Clark College and Argosy University. He has published research on a variety of topics and reached out to the public via local media appearances. His recent research focuses upon identifying cognitive biases that interfere with interpersonal success. His current work includes consulting, writing and research.  He is one of the founders of the Inland Center for Strategic Integrity.