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11 Signs You Are Working With a Psychopath

….according to Robert Hare,  cited in the Psychopath test and author of ‘Snakes in Suits’,’ one in 100 hundred within the general public meet the criteria for psychopathy. Even more interesting?  According to Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, while only 1% of the population are psychopaths, 4% of business leaders and CEOs are psychopaths. You could have a whole Gone Girlsituation play out right in your very own office. But there are some things you can watch out for. 1. They are very charming It is quite disturbing to know that psychopaths are some of the most charming people out there.  Just like very charismatic people, they are great at making the person they are talking to feel like the center of the universe….more:  theladders

University staff should go to mosques and working class youth clubs to improve campus diversity, says watchdog

Universities should consider reaching out to mosques to recruit more students from ethnic minorities, regulator suggestsUK university staff should consider spending time in mosques and youth centres across the country to boost the number of students from minority groups, the higher education regulator has said.

Sir Michael Barber, chair of the Office for Students (OfS), has accused UK universities of “passively waiting” for underrepresented students to apply, instead of seeking them out. ..more:  .independent

Chapter 4: Public Views on Staying at Home vs. Working

Image result for What’s Best for Children? pew researchDespite the fact that most mothers in the U.S. work at least part time, many Americans continue to believe that having
a mother who stays at home is beneficial for a young child, though as is often the case with public opinion variations in question wording elicit slightly different responses. A recent Pew Research survey focusing on “parents,” rather than just on mothers, asked Americans which statement came closer to their view: First, children are better off when a parent stays home to focus on the family; or second, children are just as well off when their parents work outside the home. Fully six-in-ten adults chose the first statement and only about one-third (35%) chose the second statement….more: .pewsocialtrends.org