Your Boss Might Actually Be a Psychopath

Past research has found that while the normal prevalence of psychopathy in the populace is a lean 1 percent, among business professionals in management positions, it’s more like 3 or 4 percent. New research reveals why: Psychopathy plus intelligence is a recipe for success in the business world. Put another way, being cunning, charming, manipulative, confident and smart enough to cover up that you’re no-good is a recipe for managerial advancement.

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