Corporate Bullies vs Corporate Psychopaths.

In my last blog I began by commenting on an ABC podcast published by Lisa Leong which was about corporate psychopaths.  At the end of her podcast Lisa suggested listening to another "I lost sleep; I'd vomit before going to work." The human cost of bullying in the workplace. Forty-five years of marriage have turned me into an obedient husband so I have just listened to the podcast.  The promo for blog says that workplace bullying is a complex and insidious problem that one in 10 of us.....

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More on Corporate Psychopaths

Recently one of my followers sent me this link to a recent Podcast by Lisa Leong, How to recognise and transform a destructive leader.  Lisa lives in Melbourne and works for the ABC.  She hosts This Working Life on ABC RN, and is the new host of Sunday mornings on ABC Melbourne.  In this podcast she interviews Professor Paula Brough, Professor of Organisational Psychology at Griffith University and Dr Vicki Webster, Founder and Director of Incisive Leaders. Brough and Webster have r.....

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Podcast Review Winning The Unforgiving Race to Greatness Tim Grover

I often define the 7MTF model of temperament as the Five Factor Model + the Corporate Psychopath + the Corporate Bully. The Corporate Bully is someone with a dominant Politician component and weak Regulator.  People with a dominant Politician are motivated by a desire to win every competition they are in.  Then just recently one of my coaching clients sent me the link to the following podcast. I had never heard of Tim Grover.  He .....

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The Dark Triad – Twenty Years On.

Twenty years ago, two Canadian psychologists, Del Paulhus and Kevin Williams, postulated the existence of a “Dark Triad” of “overlapping but distinct” toxic traits — subclinical psychopathy, Machiavellianism and narcissism.  Since then the Dark Triad has prompted extensive research and this excellent  blog by Emma Young digests the work of the past 20 years. What exactly is the Dark Triad? Paulhus and Williams focused on people who fell within the normal range of functionin.....

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