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Narcissistic Boss – Take care of yourself

Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have Narcissisticone of these people as a manager, it may be no consolation that you’re in good company. So how do you stay sane? What’s the best way to reduce the impact of your boss’s self-centered behavior?

One of the most important things you can do in this situation is take care of yourself.

At the same time, you need to figure out how to work effectively. When dealing with a narcissist, flattery will get you everywhere.

You may not learn how to be a good boss from your self-obsessed manager, but “many productive narcissists can teach you a lot,” says Maccoby. Watch and learn. Distinguish between his bad behaviors and more admirable skills.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at How to Work for a Narcissistic Boss

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