I’ve never seen any correlation between ability and difficult personality — some of the best engineers that I’ve worked with were also the best man-managers. The Rogue High Performers that I’ve encountered typically weren’t that good, they just thought they were and spent a huge amount of time trying to ensure that others were seen as inferior, as they saw everyone else as a threat to be neutralised.

CTO at BrightGen, author Visualforce Development Cookbook, multi Salesforce Developer MVP. Salesforce Certified Technical Architect. I am the one who codes.

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