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Why toxic people get ahead (2018)

Templer, K. J. Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 124, 1 April 2018 New research indicates that some character traits found in some leaders can be 'dark', yet rewarded. The paper,...

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Tapping into the power of humble narcissism

"...if you work with a narcissist, don’t try to lower their confidence. Just temper it with humility." Adam Grant, Organisational psychology, Wharton University. Ideas.Ted.Com, 14 March 2018 Image: Ben Stanfield,...

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Hubris and Sciences

"The speed of communications in contemporary times, combined with the widespread application of social media and easy access to large groups of people, might predispose to both collective and individual...

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Putin: The New Tsar

Aired recently on BBC 2, Putin: The New Tsar tracks the extraordinary rise of an ex-KGB colonel to Boris Yeltsin's successor. The documentary contains commentary throughout by Professor Ian Robertson, Founding...

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