The fearless dominance associated with psychopathy may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance.
On the Medical Xpress website, Carol Clark relates the following story: "After a gunman shot him in the chest in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt went ahead and delivered a scheduled speech, blood leaking onto his shirt. ‘Friends,’ he began, "I don’t know whether you fully understand that I’ve just been shot. But it takes more than that to bring down a Bull Moose.’"
Jobs are so scarce these days, that you might have to put up with him or her, but here’s the bad news: a recent study claims that 25% of CEOs meet the criteria for a psychopathic personality. If you’ve every thought, "That sounds like MY boss," you might be wondering what to do about it.