Adam Grant says that the very traits that put people in leadership positions, like narcissism, are the same characteristics that make them bad leaders. Grant said a humble narcissist, someone that can pair grandiosity with a dedication to self-improvement, can actually be a very effective leader. When it comes to happiness, Grant said we are doing it all wrong. He points to research that suggests focusing on achieving happiness makes it harder to attain.
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Adam Grant Explains What Traits Make Good Leaders | Davos 2020