A Golden Age of Narcissism

A Golden Age of Narcissism

Thanks to the undoubted  persuasion power and oratorial skills of certain politicians,  some commentators have  laid the blame on  charisma for what might be called a battle of “Demagogues Vs. Democrats” that’s now unfolding across some western liberal democracies. In fact, we seem to be entering a new Golden Age of Narcissism, built around  the   [ more » ]

Still Firing, but with feeling

Still Firing, but with feeling

Just like the sending and receiving of Christmas cards, the distribution of pink slips or redundancy notices terminating employment within any company is a ritual that follows complex rules. Nevertheless, firing triggers powerful feelings of anxiety and exclusion, providing managers with some of their toughest communication challenges. The firing process can be outsourced and impersonalised,   [ more » ]