Have you ever worked with people who are not as good as they think? This finding won't come as a surprise to most of us, but statistically, these people are more likely to be male than female. That's right - men are typically more deceived about their talents than women are.
Who would you rather work for: a narcissistic leader or a humble leader? The answer is more complicated than you think. In a Fortune 100 company, researchers studied whether customer service employees were more productive under narcissistic or humble leaders.
We're all drawn to someone who shows confidence - that is the reason that narcissists are more likely to be promoted or get elected to political office. But on its own, narcissism is dangerous. It tends to promote overconfidence and it dismisses the criticism.
Adding humility to narcissism prevents capriciousness and complacency. It helps you remember that you’re human.
Most new leaders want to be charismatic. However, charismatic leadership is a double edged sword. . . Here's what you need to know. What is a charismatic leadership style? Charismatic leadership is a sociological concept. It was created by German sociologist, Max Weber, in the early 20th century to be distinguished from other forms of leadership, specifically traditional...
Most of the dangers of the charismatic movement relate to this power.
Charismatic leaders lose support more quickly than other types of leaders.
They have to clearly be the best person for the job at hand – always and in any situation. This is why they often engage in a cult of personality and become resistant to criticism.
Things that charismatic leaders do to maintain their power are precisely the things that diminish it when their business, country, or other undertaking encounters problems.
When charismatic leaders use their position to motivate their followers to do things they would not normally do, the followers often feel betrayed once they suspect that they might not get the expected payoff.
They often eventually take the praise of their followers too seriously and show narcissistic traits. They consider criticism as disobedience and expect total loyalty.