About the author
Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.
He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book “Making Habits, Breaking Habits” (Da Capo, 2003) and several ebooks:
- Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion
- The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic
- Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
- Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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.[From BBC News]