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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

A professor of organizational behavior describes how you can increase your influence at work.

Jeffrey Pfeffer reveals the secrets for building your personal power at work, and explains why workplace politics are critical to your career success.

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  • How important is power in the workplace? 0:05
  • What strategies can I use to increase my power at work? 1:40
  • Why are social relationships important for advancing your career? 3:09
  • Does confidence matter more than authenticity? 4:43
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