Five warning signs you have a “brilliant jerk” to deal with…. And what to do before it’s too late.
Author: Judith Bowtell | Date: 25/04/2019 | Categories:
Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Decision Making, Facilitation, Intuition, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Mindfulness, Strategic Planning
A brilliant jerk has been defined as a high performer with a bad attitude. The type of person who can bring results, make high level connections, be a creative genius – but no one really wants to be around for any length of time.
Having them on your team – as an artistic director, adviser, fundraiser - can lift your efforts exponentially.
However, having someone who is solely driven by ego and self-interest will undermine the collective efforts of any organisation. The company becomes about upholding the vision of one individual – and loses the flexibility and agility needed to survive in today’s rapidly changing work and economic environment. Read more...