What is a Killer Instinct?

Your mind may immediately jump to an image of an attack trained salesperson, ready to take down the opposition, no matter the cost — “backstabbers par excellence.” That’s the epitome of a killer instinct on crack:

“a strong will to win and an urge to succeed unmindful of the consequences for others.”

“History is pretty clear on the fact that most great men (and women) are bastards.”

“A person with killer instincts sees an enemy where others don’t see anything…”

The good news is that you don’t have to morph into a monster to leverage a killer instinct. There are many examples of successful, competitive women (Chris Evert & Martina Navratilova, Oprah Winfrey, Jessica Herrin, Ali Brown) who do not subscribe to the win at all costs way of life.

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Written by businessavante
1260 days ago

I'd say Mike Tyson epitomizes the "Killer Instinct", or maybe a Great White Shark. In Business and politics, though, there're a few who seem to be psychopaths - having no empathy for their "victims" what so ever.

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