Some senior leaders overestimate their power, while other leaders who perceive themselves as powerless underestimate the true power they can have.
Power is a concept that is often misunderstood and misused.
But there are smart strategies for shifting the balance of power when needed–to use power as a force for good.
Gayle Lantz interviews guest expert, Tiziana Casciaro, co-author of POWER, for ALL: How It Really Works and Why It’s Everyone’s Business.
Tiziana Casciaro is a professor of organizational behavior at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. Her research on interpersonal and organizational networks and power dynamics has received distinguished scientific achievement awards from the Academy of Management and has been covered in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Economist, Financial Times, MSNBC, ABC, the CBC, Fortune, and TIME. She advises organizations and professionals across industries and has been recognized by Thinkers50 as a management thinker most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.
This episode covers:
- Misconceptions about true power
- Strategies for using your power–even when you may feel powerless
- How to create your own power map to increase your impact
- How to increase your power by creating something unique people truly want
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