The Politics of Promotion

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Although being savvy about office politics is important for both genders, unconscious bias and stereotypes create special challenges for women. The post The Politics of Promotion appeared first on Lead Change. Webinars Bonnie Marcus Politics of Promotion Video Webinar Women

Leadership and Office Politics

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This is the time of year when most of us turn our attention to presidential politics, but let us not forget that business is also political – to think otherwise is simply naïve. Office politics exist in every organization without regard for industry, structure, culture or values.

Business Politics Practices – Managing Up Scapegoat Technique

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Business Politics Practices – Delay Tactics

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Business Politics Practices – Lie with Impunity

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Slaying the Politics Dragon

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Guest post from Robert Murray (and great advice): I have been getting an unusually high number of inquiries this week from young leaders asking about office or corporate politics. Corporate politics, unfortunately, are everywhere. Corporate politics happens for a number of reasons.

Office Politics and Survivor on T.V.

Leadership Freak

Think of office politics as alliance-building. But avoid unethical office politics. It’s another thing… Continue reading → Author Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development Office PoliticsNo one survives and thrives on their own. Rob Jolles explains that it’s one thing to get a job.

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Attrition

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Yet a significant portion of voluntary attrition is directly related to an abusive work environment created, in part, by excessive business politics. Thus, reduced workplace politics can directly improve the organization’s bottom line.

Business Politics Landscape – Cultural Shaping of an Organization’s Business Politics Landscape

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All organizations are political to some degree with their culture defining the predominant, acceptable political practices – the organization’s political landscape. Buy access to Cultural Shaping of an Organization’s Business Politics Landscape for just $2!

Leadership & Political Correctness | N2Growth Blog

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OXYMORON …Great leaders are not politically correct, but they are politically savvy – there is a difference. Putting political agendas and peer pressure aside (as great leaders do), leaders should not make their choices based upon public opinion.

Business Politics Players – Six Types of Personal Power

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How to Find Advantage in Office Politics

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But political skill is one reason they earned their position. Perhaps you should… Continue reading → Culture Leadership Development Office PoliticsWhat seems like weakness may be advantage. Your manager’s obsession with the opinion of upper management may drive you crazy.

How to Talk about Politics at Work

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The post How to Talk about Politics at Work appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. The recent US elections might have been the most contentious ever. And strong feelings continue to abound.

Business Politics Players – Influential Strength of Each Personal Power

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Business Politics Players – The Personal Power That Trumps All Others

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See StrategyDriven Business Politics Players – Influential Strength of Each Personal Power ) Yet one of these powers trumps all others regardless of the situation. Buy access to Business Politics Players – The Personal Power That Trumps All Others for just $2!

Business Politics Practices – Creating a Power Position Environment

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Successfully exercising personal power for political gain requires overcoming those who would oppose you. Buy access to Business Politics Practices – Creating a Power Position Environment for just $2!

Stop Talking About Politics At Work

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I was raised by parents in a generation where discussions of politics or money were taboo to all but very close friends. (Of At the same time, though, I’ve kept to my faith that discussions of politics can be outright rude in social settings and in the workplace. Maybe you don’t.

Can You Ignore Office Politics?

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Can you ignore office politics? The post Can You Ignore Office Politics? confidence Conflict Empowerment Fear and Courage Mentoring career career development office politics organizational dynamics political I wish the answer was yes.

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Distraction

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Others, however, are induced by workplace structures, policies, and employees (executives, managers, supervisors, and individual contributors) including through the abusive exercise of business politics. Business politics vary in their impact on employee productivity.

Quotes from Great US Political Leaders

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The post Quotes from Great US Political Leaders appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. What will we do after the US elections? Will we further our divisions into a stalemate or find common ground to move forward as a nation?

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Productivity Loss

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The Six Rules of Office Politics

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Office… Continue reading → Backstabbers Culture Influence Leading Taking others higher adversarial relationship Leadership Development Office Politics An adversarial relationship with a skilled office politician destroys opportunities. It could end your career. You despise their shenanigans, but unless you have authority to deal with them, learn to get along.

Six Secrets to Winning at Office Politics

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Being great at your job… Continue reading → Influence Leading Success Communication Leadership Office Politics The most qualified people don’t always get the most done or earn the best promotions. We all know someone who got promoted because they knew the right person.

Overcoming Office Politics – Remarkable TV

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Every office has its fair-share of politics – it’s one of the areas where we receive the most questions and it’s the topic of some of our most popular webinars. And while I can’t necessarily help how others respond to office politics (at least not in a 4-minute video), I can help YOU! The post Overcoming Office Politics – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Litigation, Fines, and Payouts

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Overcome the Dangers of Office Politics

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Backstabbers Communication Gossip Insecurity Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher Culture defensiveness Leadership Leadership Development Office Politics organizational success performance metrics personal agendas political environments politicsUnethical office politicians create perceived threats. They’ll suggest someone is out to get you. Watch out for Joe!”

10 Ways to Win at Office Politics

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Author Backstabbers Book Notes Gossip Leading Taking others higher Bill Brandt Culture Leadership Leadership Development Office Politics organizational success Lack of leadership invites backstabbing, gossip, sabotage, game-playing, and foot-dragging. But, don’t expect a savior on a white horse to rescue you after you’ve been stabbed in the back. Responding: Getting even with the person who made you look bad makes you look bad. Respond in ways that you would brag to mom about.

Women Need to Embrace Office Politics to Get Ahead

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"Office politics can make or break your career. Women avoid politics due to their belief that it’s dirty and underhanded, and it’s a waste of their valuable time. We need to embrace office politics to get ahead." Read the rest of B onnie Marcus''s guest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to learn the importance of politics, power and culture in getting ahead. Bonnie Marcus career advice career success politics power women leadership

Business Politics Lessons Learned – Who Hired You and What About the Person You Actually Work For?

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3 Listening Lessons We Can All Use From Political Leadership

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They speak in sound […] The post 3 Listening Lessons We Can All Use From Political Leadership appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. accountability Change Communication Culture constituents listening political leadership politics

Five Ways to Master Office Politics

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Image source Office politics is not a dirty word; you’ll go further if you can play. Sadly, many bosses rise to authority because they understand and play dirty office politics. Even in work cultures where bosses effectively deal with backstabbing, gossip, and office maneuvering, playing politics [.]. Backstabbers Gossip Influence Personal Growth Leadership Development Office PoliticsBelieving good work always speaks for itself is naïve.

The P Word: Politics and Leadership

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Posted in Leadership Development [link] The higher up you coach in an organization, the more politics is a true issue. I have even had people tell me “there are no politics” in their organization. And “politics” is [.]. It’s a base to cover with leaders that turns out to be somewhat of a taboo for some. Well, that’s just not so. Leadership Development

Business Politics Players – Why Individuals Don’t Use Their Personal Power

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Video Evidence of the Gender Chasm in Business and Politics

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The gender gap looks more like a chasm in business and politics today — surprising in 2012. Political Gender Chasm Video Evidence. Is the gender chasm in business and politics going to close in our lifetimes?

12 Strategies for Navigating Office Politics

Leadership Freak

Think of office politics as connecting with people for mutual benefit. Your work doesn’t always speak for itself. The most skilled don’t always earn the best promotions. Those skilled at the social game… Continue reading → Leading

How to Avoid Political Wars at Work

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How To Survive Talking About Politics | Burkcast | 0103

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Burkcast politics burkcast confirmation biasForgive us our confirmation bias, as we forgive those with confirmation bias. Like this episode? Be sure to share it with your friends using the social sharing buttons on your screen. What is the Burkcast?

Don’t Like Organizational Politics? Get Over It.

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As people were leaving the room, one of the managers sidled up to me and said she''d really like to see a post on navigating organizational politics. Before I got on the plane, I looked up the root of the word politics on Wikipedia. General Leadership Personal Presence Influence leadership Organizational politics

Humorous Political Video

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Pageant Experience Comes in Handy, Especially When You Have to Discuss Politics at Work

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But, what about the bird? …on politics in America today

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His provocative message on politics in America today is timely and worthy of reflection. …on politics in America today appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest Post by Larry Ackerman I am honored to host this guest post by my friend and colleague Larry Ackerman. Ever wonder how birds get around, how they are able to fly? They use their strong breast muscles to flap […]. The post But, what about the bird?

Organizational politics: Curse or blessing?

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Politics exist in all organizations but it is interesting to consider whether organizational politics can be a blessing or a curse.

How to Play Office Politics Without Being Sleazy

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I’ve never seen an organization that doesn’t have some office politics at work, have you? What do I mean by office politics? The phrase comes from activities that occur in government politics, usually associated with trading favors and support for votes on legislation.