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The factors in narcissism are exhibit as a person who has the love for themselves, desire for power, exploitive, arrogance, and self - entitled (McBride, 2015; Nahavandi, 2014). The traits of a narcissistic leader appear as if there is a borderline of personality disorder considering the extreme individual desire for attention, power and control (McBride, 2015; Nahavandi, 2014). However, leaders who are narcissistic can be mentally stable enough and can exhibit the best characteristic in their leadership role provided that they have a good sense of balance (Chan, 2014). Such as being likable, shy, and quiet in drawing followers acceptance in a good leader who may have a lower self-assessment narcissism score (Chan, 2014; Nahavandi, 2014).

Explain new insights gained based on your results of the “Narcissism” assessment

In looking at my individual assessment score, my highest points were earned in my desire for power, and leadership. While my lowest score is in my ability not to exploit others. Although the Nahavandi (2014) tries to interpret the score of a high narcissistic as being healthy consider the individual self-esteem and leadership capability as being acceptable, I do not see the higher score to take pride in as an effective leader. Those with high scores are
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It is my desire not to develop high esteem in myself that turns others away especially constant stories about oneself. The constant conversation about myself with the same group of people who have heard my stories is perceived as a narrow-minded leader (Chan, 2014). As a Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHOH) person, I do have lots of stories to tell especially in the area of overcoming illiteracy after the age of 16. However, cool stories of myself should be minimized and be used only to inspire others in their challenging times as a source of
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