Are you an extreme narcissist?

Many bosses of big companies are raging narcissists, writes Steven Davidoff. At its best, such narcissism can help CEOs to foster "almost cultlike loyalty" in their workers; at its worst, however, the trait can lead executives to take unnecessary risks and to resist pulling the plug on failed vanity projects. "Call it the curse of the chief executive," Davidoff writes, later adding: "Narcissistic chief executives can't let go."

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