What is a good psychopath? And how can thinking like one help you to be the best that you can be? Professor Kevin Dutton has spent a lifetime studying psychopaths. He first met SAS hero Andy McNab during a research project. What he found surprised him. McNab is a diagnosed psychopath but he is a GOOD PSYCHOPATH. Unlike a BAD PSYCHOPATH, he is able to dial up or down qualities such as ruthlessness, fearlessness, conscience and empathy to get the very best out of himself – and others – in a wide range of situations. Drawing on the combination of Andy McNab’s wild and various experiences and Professor Kevin Dutton’s expertise in analysing them, together they have explored the ways in which a good psychopath thinks differently and what that could mean for you. What do you really want from life, and how can you develop and use qualities such as charm, coolness under pressure, self-confidence and courage to get it? The Good Psychopath Manifesto gives you a unique and entertaining road-map to self-fulfillment both in your personal life and your career.
Over thirty different examples of situations and ideas to show you how you can change your approach and change your life . . . Looking to nail an INTERVIEW? Want to make a better first impression on a DATE? Trying to make your MONEY go further? Bet you never thought being a bit more PSYCHOPATH could be the answer. Time to grab that bullsh*t by the horns! Dr KEVIN DUTTON studies psychopaths and his latest subject is SAS hero ANDY MCNAB. Andy’s a bit different, he’s a GOOD PSYCHOPATH. He can control qualities like decisiveness, ruthlessness and fearlessness to get the BEST out of himself and life. Together, this unlikely duo has established what they call the SEVEN DEADLY WINS, the good psychopathic quirks that can help make you more SUCCESSFUL. And now it’s time to put their theories to the test. SORTED! THE GOOD PSYCHOPATH’S GUIDE TO BOSSING YOUR LIFE offers a new approach to the everyday to help you get more out of life than it gets out of you.
Can you be manipulative or irresponsible? Do you occasionally experience a lack of guilt or empathy? Can you be impulsive and feel a need for excitement? Well, these traits are the hallmarks of the sociopath inside you, and it’s time to embrace it! The time to unleash your inner sociopath has never been more right—just look at today’s world leaders and most popular personalities. And it’s time to get yours. Shoot up the promotional ladder and become the predator at the top of the corporate food chain with The Sociopath’s Guide to Getting Ahead. Find the perfect job for the sociopath in you, fabricate your resume to perfection, and manufacture the perfect first impression to ace those interviews. Prey on the biases and manipulate the psychology of your coworkers to break them down. Engineer conflict, manipulate the flow of attention, and seize power for yourself. Play the office party to perfection. Learn how to fake naturalness, make the right allies, and take down your enemies. And take it all the way to the bank. A scathing, tongue-in-cheek take on Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People, the self-help industry, and our world today, featuring cameos by Dostoyevsky, Plato, Robert Greene, Malcolm Gladwell and many others, The Sociopath’s Guide to Getting Ahead is the practical satire we need.
7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now
Author: Michael J. Gelb
Publisher: New World Library
Category: Business & Economics
These days, it's often easier to avoid face-to-face contact in favor of technological shortcuts. But as Michael Gelb argues in this compelling, entertaining book, the meaningful relationships that come from real interaction are the key to creating innovative ideas and solving our most intractable problems. In The Art of Connection, Gelb offers readers seven methods of developing this essential rapport in their professional and personal lives. Each chapter covers specific techniques and illustrates them with memorable stories, relevant scientific research, and hands-on exercises that allow readers to apply their new skills. Most important, Gelb reminds us that developing rapport with others is not just a business tool to enhance productivity but a valuable end in itself. He guides us to cultivate the skills we all need to deepen our relationships, broaden our humanity, and transform our lives.
How to Spot, Manage and Develop Talented People at Work
Author: Ian MacRae
Publisher: A&C Black
Category: Business & Economics
Nurturing future talent – choosing the right people, developing the good into the best and keeping hold of the brightest – is essential for business. This research-led yet accessible book offers a practical guide to: Clearly understanding and defining potential High flying personality traits to look out for and biographical markers of potential Selecting positive high potential traits and weeding out negative traits like manipulation, superficial charm or narcissism The best assessment methods for measuring potential Developing high potential employees Understanding why people choose to leave or stay at a company Looking at potential in context; what it means to small vs large businesses, the public and private sector. In exploring all of these facets, this book provides a practical framework for embedding potential, showing managers how to create a strong strategic vision for a high performing, high potential workforce; a real competitive business advantage.
How Utopians Are Using Government Schools to Destroy America's Children
Author: Samuel Blumenfeld
Publisher: Wnd Books
Crimes of the Educators reveals how the architects of America's public school disaster implemented a plan to socialize the United States by knowingly and willingly dumbing down the population, a mission closer to success than ever as the Obama administration works relentlessly to nationalize K-12 schooling with Common Core. The whole-word method of teaching children to read – introduced by John Dewey and colleagues in the early 20th century and which permeates Common Core - is a significant cause of dyslexia among students. Public education's war against religion, the "great American math disaster," promotion of death education, and the government's plan to lower standards for all so "no one is left behind" is destroying the logic, reasoning, and overall educational prowess of America's next generation. American author and veteran educator Samuel Blumenfeld and journalist Alex Newman have taken on the public education establishment as never before and exposed it for the de facto criminal enterprise it is.
The eleventh edition of Abnormal Psychology and Modern life retains it's focus on the authoritative overview of contemporary and classic research within a more accessible framework. Features supporting this aim include upstaed research, intergrated mulitcultual and cross-cultural research, accessible organization, highlight sections, unresolved issues sections and case studies. *Expanded research with a focus on biological and cultural influences on psychological disorders including over 1500 new references. A detailed list of new research in each chapter can be found in the texts Preface. *Integrated multicultural and cross-cultural research in each chapter includes coverage of sociocultural causal factors in Chapter 3, cross-cultural differences in depressive symptoms in Chapter 6, sociocultural factors in alcohol abuse and dependence in Chapter 10, and psychotherapy and multiculturalism in Chapter 17, highlighting the important issue of racial/ethnic mismatches between therapist and client. *Highlight: Modern Life sections apply research to students everyday lives and make research more accessible. Highlight: Cutting Edge sections feature research methodology and recent findings