Tag Archives: Power

French And Raven on Power

French and Raven’s Five Forms of Power Understanding Where Power Comes From in the Workplace By James Manktelow What’s the source of your power? Leadership and power are closely linked. People tend to follow those who are powerful. And because others follow, the person with power leads. But leaders have power for different reasons. Some […]

Part One – Dr. McN, Professor CL and the Niceness Trap

Where does leadership come from? I’d like to start this series by telling you about the best and worst teachers I ever had. This is partly because I feel the story is interesting, partly because I want to recognize and thank the previously mentioned best teacher and partly because this will work better if we […]

When to Politely Tell Your Superiors to Go Get Bent

Unless you’re born really rich, you will probably spend the majority of your life trying attain more status and more power. Neither of these goals are bad, regardless of how much the high status and powerful people of the world morally disapprove when you attempt to overtake them. Indeed, you literally cannot matter without power. […]