This one characteristic is what separates psychopaths from a boss or coworker who is simply "firm," he says.
"I've led and managed workforces that are in the thousands, and I've always been and still am a very demanding leader, but I motivate through respect because I want people to improve," Faas says.
People with inner vulnerabilities are easy targets. Some lie or they feel so injured for rational or irrational reasons that they come to believe their own distortions.
Others sense the fragility and find it thrilling to gang up or attack. There are those who are at peace when they lie and those who toss, turn and torture themselves about doing so. You might wonder as you listen, is this person truly seeking wellness, self-protection or justice or is the goal to destroy someone else?
Anna never knew werewolves existed, until the night she survived a violent attack…and became one herself.
After three years at the bottom of the pack, she’s learned to keep her head down and never, ever trust dominant males.
Being publically accused of a crime one did not commit could lead a person to jump off a bridge.
Once the information is out there, defending yourself, clearing your name, fighting suspicion and tolerating disdain is a horrible predicament.
But how can you tell if you're working with a legitimate psychopath?
Psychopaths are masters at presenting themselves well.