There’s nothing wrong with seeking others’ approval – a healthy identity actually depends on paying careful attention to what others think of us. When taken too far, however, the desire to be accepted morphs into a relentless quest for status, which undermines other people and impairs our ability to build and maintain happy relationships and successful careers.

So how do you deal with narcissism in the workplace?

“Digital Narcissism: The Rise of the Selfie and Dealing with Shameless Self-Promoters in the Workplace” explores the golden age of digital narcissism, and how narcissists might be persuaded to change their ways.