And that's precisely how he got where he is today. So what is the difference between being labelled a psychopath and a successful businessman? A psychopath is happy to use violence to achieve his aims. That is certainly one way of looking at what it takes to succeed in business. Of course this situation is not either/or, there is a continuum. Professor Hare's study aims to dicover what personality traits are useful in business with more than an implication that some psychopathic tendencies are useful.
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Making Habits, Breaking Habits
In his new book, Jeremy Dean--psychologist and author of PsyBlog--looks at how habits work, why they are so hard to change, and how to break bad old cycles and develop new healthy, creative, happy habits.
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