How to Influence a Narcissist: Share Credit (Part 4 of 5)

Ever had a narcissist take credit for your idea or accomplishment? Narcissists are masters at twisting reality to suit their needs. Why do they do this? First, they crave praise and admiration. Brazenly stealing credit for your work is their shortcut to status and glory. But the second, more crucial reason is that they lack […]

More Ways to Spot a Narcissist (Part 3 of 3)

There’s a difficult person in your life—the self-absorbed type who twists your words and lobs verbal grenades. It seems impossible to change their mind. During this series of posts, I’ve been laying out signs to identify if someone is a narcissist. Why does this matter? Because leadership influence begins with preparation and preparation begins with […]