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When Psychopaths Go to Work: Snakes in Suits - My take...

While reading the book "Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work" written by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare, I could think and thank my good fortune of working with some of the best bosses/leaders during my corporate stints.  But at the same time, images of some flashed in front of me who were psychopath characters, the book mentioned or described.  This book explores the dark side of corporate life by examining the behaviour of individuals who are commonly referred to as psychopaths. Babiak and Hare describe how these individuals are often highly successful in the workplace, but their lack of conscience and emotional empathy can cause significant damage to the organizations they work for and the people they interact with. The authors discuss how psychopaths are skilled manipulators who can quickly rise to positions of power, often charming their way to the top and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. I shall try and put down some traits as mentioned in the said