First lesson in how to be successful? Resist the urge to be agreeable…

Here’s Chris Dillow’s thumbnail guide to being successful. 1. Don’t be nice. 2. Be irrationally overconfident. 3. Be a narcissist. (“despite the fact that narcissistic bosses do no better a job on average than others – and might even be positively dangerous“) 4. Be a psychopath. (“charm, fearlessness and a lack of empathy or moral code are useful for career success”) Now, to be clear, Chris is not talking about politics here. He’s talking about leadership in commerce. In particular those big institutions which dominate the commercial … Read more