Tag: Personality

Is A Narcissistic Leader Good For Your Organization?

July 25, 2016 2 Comments
Is A Narcissistic Leader Good For Your Organization?

We know from research reported here yesterday  that on an interpersonal level, narcissistic leaders leave a lot to be desired (ok, they suck). If you work for a narcissist, you are not likely inspired by your leader’s vision (if he/she has even offered one), you are probably not recognized and rewarded the way you should be for your […]

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The Bright-Side And The Dark-Side Of A Leader’s Personality

July 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Bright-Side And The Dark-Side Of A Leader’s Personality

This post originally appeared in 2010 as “Five evidence-based outcome of both the bright-side and the dark-side of a leader’s personality” on David Burkus‘ website Leader Lab. I wrote a very brief summary of it in 2010 on this site as well. I’m updating and reposting it again because the findings are important and it’s a […]

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Citizenship At Work: My TEDxReno Video

June 10, 2013 10 Comments
Citizenship At Work: My TEDxReno Video

My TEDxReno video is now live. I have to tell you honestly that they had some problems with audio that day, starting with my talk. They edited out the entire front end of my talk, so I share it with you again below so you can know how it really started: “Ask not what your […]

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Beware The Self-Righteous Fool

March 27, 2012 26 Comments
Beware The Self-Righteous Fool

Self-righteous: Confident of one’s own righteousness, especially when smugly moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others. (dictionary.com) How should we deal with self-righteous people at work? I’ve reached the conclusion that we don’t. Self-righteous folks only care what we think when we agree with what they think. That’s annoying for sure, but […]

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