What Is A Cerebral Narcissist? 9 Signs To Spot One
“At work, if they are good at what they do, let them do it,” Durvasula says. Avoid over-engaging when it’s not necessary or work-related, document any abuses in the office, and if the cerebral narcissist is your boss, recognize their need to hold a hyper-intellectual status, she says.
“Despite all their self-absorbed, grandiose bragging, narcissists are actually very insecure and fearful of not measuring up,” Fjelstad says. In other words, the narcissist is the insecure one, so don’t allow them to make you feel less educated or incapable.