You're more likely to find a narcissist in the C-suite than on the street, research suggests. That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a ruthlessness in getting their needs met — happen to make them super effective at rising up the ranks.

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on 10 Oct 2017 1:11 PM
  • ceo, leader, narcissism

12 Famous Entrepreneurs and Business Role Models You can Draw Inspiration from

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • entrepreneurs, role models, business,

At some point, most entrepreneurs have said to themselves they want to be like one of people in this list, “I want to be the next Richard Branson”. We define them as success and role models for who we want to be, this post is to give credit to these amazing entrepreneurs. One thing that most of these people have in common is the fact that they all worked really hard and in the end, they were really well rewarded for that. The list is in no particular order, we all have our own opinions on who should be top dog, such as Richard Branson who inspired me the most to start my business.

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • role models, entrepreneurs

it’s one thing to be successful; but it is a different ball game to be famous. There are a lot of successful entrepreneurs around the globe but there are only a handful of famous entrepreneurs; I mean entrepreneurs that changed the world with their businesses.

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • entrepreneurs, role models, business,

Below are seven signs of an introvert narcissist, with references to my book (click on title) “How to Successfully Handle Narcissists”. While some people may exhibit a few of the following traits at one time or another, a pathologically introverted narcissist tends to dwell habitually in several of the following personas, while remaining largely unaware of (or unconcerned with) how these behaviors affect others.

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • narcissism, dealing with narcissists

The Huffington Post asked their small business Board of Directors — no doubt, role models for many an aspiring entrepreneur themselves — who they turn to. Perhaps not surprisingly, a number of them consider fellow member Richard Branson their entrepreneurial rock star. Which begs the question, who does Sir Richard look up to?

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • role models, entrepreneurs

13 Ways To Be a Good Role Model

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • role model, sonnenberg

If you aspire to be a great business person, you should consider finding some great role models to emulate. The more we study truly outstanding leaders, the better our own performance usually gets. But most entrepreneurs have no role models at all - and therefore they often are unable to inspire themselves to greatness.

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • role models, entrepreneurs

How do we protect ourselves from narcissists if they’re so adept at slipping into our lives unnoticed? I shared some of my answers to that question in our conversation, and I encourage you to watch it. But there were a few I didn’t get to, and others I didn’t have the chance to describe in depth, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to revisit the topic here. Tread carefully if you catch a glimpse of any of these subtler signs:

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • narcissism, dealing with narcissists

Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person we can become, we don’t need to add more things — we need to give up on some of them. There are certain things that are universal, which will make you successful if you give up on them, even though each one of us could have a different definition of success. You can give up on some of them today, while it might take a bit longer to give up on others.

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on 29 Sep 2017 2:31 PM
  • personal growth, success, failure,