January 5, 2013

Psychopaths Teach Us How to Succeed

Kevin Dutton, Scientific American

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Got anything sharp?” the woman at reception barks, as I deposit the entire contents of my briefcase—laptop, phone, pens—into a clear, shatter-resistant locker in the entrance hall. “Now place the index finger of your right hand here and look up at the camera.”

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TAGGED: Emotions, Wisdom, Advice, Psychopathy


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