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January 14, 2007 / Bob Black

The Power Switch

I’ve noticed many times over that when a good ol’ guy or gal gets promoted to a management level position, they often, shall we say, lose their previously holistic perspective, and become much more “me”-centric. It’s almost as if a switch was flipped that turned off their ability to see things from other’s viewpoints, or to consider contrary arguments.

And finally, there is scientific proof! Yes, scientists have at last proven that power breeds self-centeredness! Unfortunately, this is just one of those articles we can pass around to our friends and nod approvingly after reading – we knew this stuff all along, after all. No secrets here. 

Unless you’re management. In which case, the link to the aforementioned science filled article may provide some insight into why you, um… well… heh heh.

Just read the article. 

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