“On-the-spectrum” usually means that someone is on the autism spectrum, which technically we all are, but it means that he has noticeable behavioral characteristics that are generally associated with those who have some form or amount of autism, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
The father in the story was not Cindy’s father. It was the father of a friend of Cindy’s.
I think I did provide a story about why his comment might have been hurtful to me, and I jokingly suggested an equally low-emotional-intelligent response to him, to demonstrate how I might have reacted…
Hi John, It sounds like you’re asking for evidence that narcissism is a reaction to non-integrated trauma. I’m sure there’s research, but nothing is as powerful as thousands of hours of personal experience digging around in people’s psyches. As an experienced coach and therapist I can tell you that all dysfunctional behavior is driven by…
Thank you for that thorough and clear statement of appreciation, Ksenia. I can tell that you spent time and effort creating that for me, making it concise and complete. So grateful.
Mechanized attempts to measure and control employee output are attempts to compensate for poor relational management. A great leader will trust and communicate with the people they lead, so they don’t need to “check” and control. Then the process becomes one of supporting, encouraging, and appreciating. That’s you get sustainable 10x growth.