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Indifference

Chapter 5: Sutton gives an example of Ruth who imagines herself floating through the rapids and while sitting with her demeaning colleagues…

Started by Jo Irvine

0 Jun 24, 2011

Testing for assholes and it's application in conflict mediation

  In a response to Lynsee's question: Sutton writes about two tests for spotting if a person is acting like an asshole (pg.9). In your opin…

Started by Jo Irvine

4 Jun 24, 2011
Reply by Lynsee Swisher

Athletes = Extraordinary Talent + A$$hole?

"Extraordinary talent" Is an all-purpose justification for tolerating, pampering, and kissing up to these destructive jerks. Our societal s…

Started by Jeff Thompson

6 Jun 22, 2011
Reply by John C. Turley

When the A--hole Reigns, It's Always Raining

Chapter 6: "Fear can be a powerful motivator, driving people to avoid the sting of punishment and public humiliation"(161). Sutton goes on…

Started by Jeff Thompson

0 Jun 21, 2011

Week 3..."When Assholes Reign"

Hi ADRhub Book Club. Thank you to everyone for contributing to a great second week. The discussions have proved to be very insightful. I am…

Started by Lynsee Swisher

0 Jun 19, 2011

extraordinary talent...

Hi all, in response to the following:   "Extraordinary talent" Is an all-purpose justification for tolerating, pampering, and kissing up to…

Started by Jo Irvine

5 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by Celia Jarratt

Week 2.Inner jerk awareness

I think this book came at an interesting time in my life. As of May first I was promoted to a manager position. With that, I felt all the g…

Started by Matthew J Starman

2 Jun 15, 2011
Reply by Jeff Thompson

Week One: The Test & Certified vs Temporary

[editor's note: posted by Jeff Thompson]   Well I am not sure to say I am fortunate or unfortunate to know people who "pass" both tests!  …

Started by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR

7 Jun 12, 2011
Reply by Jeff Thompson

The test and reason behind embarrassment

I think the simple 2 qualifier test that Sutton has for spotting jerks is a good assessment, but I’ve have to agree with Jo, in that someon…

Started by Celia Jarratt

6 Jun 12, 2011
Reply by Jeff Thompson

Week 2: "The No Asshole Rule"

  Hi ADRhub Book Club. Thank you to everyone for contributing to a great first week. The discussions have proved to be very insightful. I a…

Started by Lynsee Swisher

0 Jun 12, 2011

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