Psychopaths have no concept of consequences. Following their release from jail, they will commit another crime. Their lack of empathy will lead them to betray everyone they know. The truth is, they are not as intelligent as many believe, because being a low life criminal, and a traitor is never intelligent. Being emotionless is a surefire recipe for failure. No matter what they do, they never have the last laugh.
Their downfall is violent.
Note: A con man, aka Confidence Man, is labeled as such due to the fact that they use confidence to earn your trust first. They often approach people, who already trust them, such as friends and family, but most often they build trust within their community, by being popular, friendly, seemingly, trustworthy, with powerful charm and an air of success.
Beware the corporate psychopath. They hide under "normal" appearance. They know how to turn on the charm when they meet a potential target. They have shallow affect. The good news is, they always overestimate themselves and underestimate everyone else.
The average psychopath, funnily enough, ends up being the fall guy of a more experienced psychopath. Good riddance.
The downfall of the Psychopath is imminent. Until then, do not take the bait. It is venomous.
Psychopaths have no understanding of consequences. Even those who have been to jail and were lucky enough to be released, will go right back to their old tricks. They either end up back behind bars, or worse. Whatever happens, their end is far from pleasant. They believe they can outsmart the law of man and the law of nature.
The truth is, they are not as intelligent as they believe themselves to be, because being a low life criminal, and a traitor is never intelligent. Their lack of empathy will lead them to betray everyone they know. Being emotionless is their downfall. They are blinded by their egos and insatiable hunger for power and greed.
Arrogance, an overestimation of themselves, and an underestimation, are all components of a timed explosive. When they get themselves into a confined space they can no longer escape, it will get triggered, destroying their house of cards. They deal a hand they cannot handle.
The White-collar Psychopath
Here are some obvious and not so obvious warning signs of the corporate psychopath and how to best deal with them: Following a story about two con artists that I will name George and Lennie after the characters from Of Mice and Men. As all psychopaths, they ultimately turn on each other once their mutual interest is done.
In this first episode, we will examine the subtle warning signs of the corporate psychopath. In the following episodes, I will share the characters' stories and the dynamic that plays out between them, and how their respective karma unfolds. There are starkly different warning signs that each character gives off, which is critical to know. Finally, we will examine the victims' karma, and how to course correct it, in order to avoid repetition.
Early signs you are dealing with a con-artist:
Tip #01 - Your intuition will nag at you
When you feel this knot in your stomach, or a whisper in the back of your mind not to go forward, listen to it. Criminals tend to entice you with financial abundance to ensnare you. Often enough, they will only do so to earn your trust. Once you do trust them, you will begin to oblige their requests, while bending your rules of a down payment, or other insurance. You may continue, following the carrot they dangle consistently just out of your reach. Remember, the carrot will always remain one or two steps ahead of you, and your losses will be much greater than any initial gain.
Tip #02 - Your body will signal danger
Your body has its own intelligence and uncanny bullshit detector. If you bypass your intuition, your body will give off signals right at its tail. The tingle in your stomach or chest may turn into full on pain. You may develop hives. You can literally develop an allergy to narcissists and psychopaths. Once you rule out food, detergents and other medical issues, know that being allergic to toxic humans is real.
Tip #03 - They have a criminal past
Chances are, a con-artist who targeted you has priors. In the age of information, do your due diligence and look into their criminal history. This does not mean that they have to have priors for you to worry. Many of them are good at flying under the radar for a while. In any case, it does not really matter that much. If someone is not doing right by you, it is reason enough to cut ties. If you do locate a criminal record, collect the evidence, because you will most likely need it later to minimise your losses.
Tip #04 - They show no remorse