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Why your boss could easily be devious

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

Troublesome colleagues are likely to harbour a "dark triad" of psychopathic tendencies, Machiavellian cunning and narcissistic selfishness, according to a new study.

If you feel your colleagues are out to get you, it turns out you could be right.

A study of office politics suggests that workplaces are a jungle of awkward personalities vying for domination.

http://www.telegraph...psychopath.html

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:41 PM

Im my own boss. What does that mean ?


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:48 PM

View PostAsteroidX, on 27 January 2013 - 01:41 PM, said:

Im my own boss. What does that mean ?

If, like me, you employ people, paranoia takes on a whole new dimension! Posted Image

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:50 PM

Oh no. I could never trust employees. Im a do it myselfer because of it. :tu:


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:54 PM

View PostAsteroidX, on 27 January 2013 - 01:50 PM, said:

Oh no. I could never trust employees. Im a do it myselfer because of it. :tu:

Too many 'early morning' chores to be done around here to DIY. (And I'm a lazy little sod too!)

"Gæð a wyrd swa hio scel, ac gecnáwan þín gefá!": "Fate goes ever as she shall, but know thine enemy!".
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(The Yeoman of the Guard ~ Gilbert and Sullivan)

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:00 PM

This is why I regret being in Business, Id perfer a trade now, more blunt to the point... No bulshet processes to have to go through...

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:14 AM

View PostAsteroidX, on 27 January 2013 - 01:41 PM, said:

Im my own boss. What does that mean ?

You're wise !






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