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Power Breeds Nastiness

Beware that given people—even seemingly nice and sensitive people—even a little power can turn them into big jerks.

Accept that your organization does have and should have a pecking order, but do everything you can to downplay and reduce unnecessary status differences among members. The result will be fewer assholes and, according to the best studies, better performance, too.

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