August 1, 2016
We are fast becoming a nation of narcissists, at least according to a recent study by psychologists Jean Twenge and W. Keith Campbell.
Although some view this assertion as little more than kids-these-days moralizing, just the thought of an influx of arrogant, self-promoting members of generations Y (Millennials) and Z (Digital Natives) keeps many managers and HR practitioners up at night.
But what if narcissism wasn’t necessarily a bad thing?
Narcissism is typically associated with negative outcomes; however, our research shows that, in controlled doses, narcissism can be a valuable tool for advancing one’s career. To find out more, download our complimentary eBook, The Upside of Narcissism in the Workplace.