Is Narcissism Essential for Success?
While narcissists are likely to garner leadership positions, there’s no evidence of a link between narcissism and a leader’s success.
Why Apple May Struggle to Diversify Its Board
Under pressure from the public and from major shareholders, more and more companies are pushing to diversify leadership. Technology giant Apple emerged this week as the latest corporation promising to add more women and minorities
Beware the Long-Winded Leader
The most overbearing talkers in the office can be bad for business. Whether it’s in the conference room or by the water cooler, they display an incessant need to dominate every meeting and every conversation.
Among U.S. presidents, LBJ tops charts in ‘grandiose narcissism’ study
Houston Chronicle: In a recent study of U.S. presidents’ personality traits, Lyndon Johnson ranked highest in grandiose narcissism. While it frequently gets a bad rap, grandiose narcissism may predict both positive and negative leadership behaviors
What’s In A Name? That Next Promotion, For One Thing
Fast Company: Studies have shown that all sorts of ridiculous things correlate with people’s relative power: if you’re taller, more attractive, have a deeper voice, you’ll be more likely be successful. And as a new
Tapping Leaders for a Crisis: Are Women Better At Fixing the Problems?
By the time Marissa Mayer took over a struggling Yahoo! and Meg Whitman rushed into aid a fading Hewlett-Packard, the term glass cliff was well-ensconced in the businesswoman’s lexicon. A steady stream of psychological research