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While Hollywood’s portrayal of psychopaths as serial killers can be accurate, not all psychopaths commit horrendous crimes. In fact, many of them are successful business leaders. About 1% of the general population meets the criteria for a psychopath, yet 3% of business leaders may be psychopaths, according to a 2010 study published in Behavioral Sciences & the Law . By comparison, about 15% of the U.S. prison population are considered psychopaths. There’s a good chance you’ve encountered a psychopath in the business world at one time or another, and perhaps you didn’t even know it. Whether you’re dealing with successful salesperson or a ruthless CEO, here are five signs you’re dealing with a psychopath Full story

13 January