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Never Waste a Perfectly Good Crises

PUBLISHED BY AGAVE PUBLISHERS LLC FRIDAY’S TAIL As we witness in this blog, history supports the notion that the Machiavellian personality is found disproportionately in the swirling circumstances of events, either to lead with wit and sword or collapse with … Continue reading

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Are Our Best Leaders Close to Madness?

FRIDAY’S TAIL PUBLISHED BY AGAVE PUBLISHERS LLC S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD and Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University, writing in his recent book A First Rate Madness (Penguin, 2011), takes the unusual position that the best leaders in troubled times … Continue reading

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Leadership Success? Take the Psychopath Test

Roman Colosseum                                             AGAVE PUBLISHERS LLC In my book Slip-Ups and the Dangerous Mind: Seeing Through and Living Beyond the Psychopath (Create Space, 2012) I discuss recent reports by Dr. Ghaemi, suggesting that leadership is tainted by psychopathic traits. Below is … Continue reading

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