What is a psychopath? We might typically think of a serial killer, or at least someone with a criminal record. However, psychopaths can be found in many walks of life, representing about 1% of the population. Approximately 10% of people have significant psychopathic traits. They might be more prevalent in leadership positions or other situations… Read more »
This article is about the effects of psychopathic leadership. Sadly, it seems this article is all too relevant to the outgoing US president Donald Trump.
Episode 29 – The Snakiness of Psychopaths Chris and Rowan discuss what it means to be a psychopath and how they most often show up in our everyday life. It’s estimated that as much as 1% of the population are psychopaths, so it seems that they are a lot more common than the most… Read more »
This article draws upon wisdom from the psychoanalyst, Karen Horney, who wrote in the 1950s. It goes a long way to account for the current political mess the U.S. is in.
Episode 28 – The Nastiness of Narcissism Chris and Rowan discuss the topic of narcissism. Narcissism has come into focus recently with the behaviour of a particular World Leader. We look at how narcissistic personality tendencies develop and what we can do to manage those who have narcissistic tendencies. This Week’s Links Narcissism in… Read more »
What is Narcissism? Narcissism is generally seen as a negative character trait. That is probably for good reason. After all, it implies that the person is self-absorbed to the point of being relatively disconnected from others, severely compromising their relationships. However, as with all personality characteristics, there are a number of positive aspects of narcissism…. Read more »