(INC.) – Why Jerks Succeed at Work, According to Science
Abrasive employees are better at getting their ideas heard.
Tales abound of jerks who changed the world with their brilliance.
Most notably, the late Steve Jobs led Apple to become one of the most successful companies in the world, despite being known as someone who shouted and cursed at employees and made derogatory remarks about their work.
You might assume that these relatively unlikable people are successful because they’re smarter and more creative–better at coming up with original ideas than their more affable peers.