This post from the Harvard Business Review, written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an international authority in personality profiling, provides a pitch perfect assessment of how narcissistic traits transfer to the workplace where, at one time or another, we’ve all been confronted with a narcissist (or two) – as a coworker, HR manager, supervisor or owner of the company.
The post, Why We Love Narcissists, offers us three reasons why we actually don’t love them and why they confuse the hell out of us (to put it mildly):
1. Narcissists are masterful impression managers
2. Narcissists manipulate credit and blame in their favor
3. Narcissists fit conventional stereotypes of leadership
Sound like someone you know? Read the rest of the post now.