Those who are more self-serving and who use their influence over others as a way to boost their ego are more likely to alienate others.
When comparing people with a self-serving view of power to those who believe that it is something that should be used responsibly, PsychTests' research revealed some surprising differences:
88% of those who are self-serving will use intimidation to get what they want, compared to 7% of the responsible group.
98% of those who are self-serving see power as a way to improve their social status, compared to 8% of the responsible group.
If there's value in Soboroff's self-serving
and hypocritical challenge to his opponents, it's that it exposes their self-serving
and hypocritical manipulation of the city's campaign-financing scheme.
Californians Opposed to School and Road Delay, a coalition of more than 150 organizations and leaders opposing the ballot measure, today said that Governor Gray Davis' transportation program would be delayed by the self-serving initiative sponsored by CELSOC, the Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California.
Sponsored by self-serving consultants, the initiative is opposed by the, Congress of California Seniors, California Professional Firefighters, California Association of Highway Patrolmen, Engineers and Architects Association, local governments, school groups, law enforcement, firefighters, and tax reform advocates.