Ep39 Power! Why Power Tends to Corrupt, the Paradox of Power, Nice Guys Finish First

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Summary: Power! Can power be used for good, or is power inherently evil? Today we look at the psychology of power, specifically what psychologists call the “paradox of power.” We debunk the myth that nice guys never finish first, but why do even the nice guys change when the get a taste of power. What’s the difference between power by influence, and power by compulsion and what’s ultimately at the core of so many who reach power by compulsion and why they continue to try and maintain power by fear? This episode is brought to you by Bloom for Women, Bloom offers online programs, expert help, and an empathetic community to help women heal, strengthen, and grow past the trauma of infidelity and betrayal whether it be betrayal from a spouse who has a pornography or sex addiction, or from the emotional betrayal of an affair. Please visit https://www.bloomforwomen.com/ref/virtualcouch and use coupon code virtualcouch for one month of free access to their evidence-based programs, and community designed to help heal, and recover from betrayal trauma. This episode is also brought to you by the fine folks at Eli’s Extracts all-natural, organic shave cream, visit http://elis-extracts.com and use coupon code “virtualcouch” for 25% off of your entire order of their all-natural, organic shave creams scented with essential oils. And please visit http://pathbackrecovery.com Tony's online pornography addiction recovery program for his ebook about the 5 mistakes people make when trying to rid themselves from pornography addiction.