Why Your Boss Doesn’t Realize They’re an Asshole

Here’s part of the chapter “Our Greatest Strengths Are Our Greatest Weaknesses” by Gordon Livingston in the criminally under-read Too Late Smart, Too Soon Old:

There are certain personality characteristics that are highly correlated with academic and professional success: dedication to work, attention to detail, ability to manage time, conscientiousness. People who have this constellation of traits are generally excellent students and productive workers. They can also be difficult to live with. Think about it; those who demand much of themselves…

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Karla Starr

Karla Starr

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Author x2, inc. Making Numbers Count (w/ Chip Heath). Behavioral science, cultural history, systems, numbers.