Monthly Archives: September 2023

At some point in our careers, most of us will encounter a brilliant jerk. Think of that rainmaker salesperson who blows every quota out of the water but belittles the receivables team. Or the superstar engineer who writes more sophisticated code than her peers but only works on projects she enjoys and leaves the dirty work to others. Or the executive who meets financial objectives but drives significant employee turnover. Brilliant jerks deliver impressive results but leave a trail of demotivated and disheartened co-workers in their wake. Source: Brilliant Jerks Are Costing Your Bottom Line