I hope you get a chance to read my column today in the TJ. I will post it hear sometime next week. It’s a bit clunky and the argument is thin but the kernel of the idea is one worth exploring. I was chatting about it with Nadine Duguay, the energetic head of 21 Inc. the other day and that conversation formed the basis of the column.
Do we need more jerks? There’s a large body of evidence to suggest that a lot of highly successful people are not particularly nice.
I think we should talk about this.