Benefits of Greater Personal Power
Power can be viewed as the short cut to influence. The more power you have, the less you need to use political tactics.
This diagnostic will help you to understand more about where you get your power from and also, help you to
identify news ways to become powerful, and hence, more influential.
Some of the benefits...
- Learning the extent to which you can rely upon different types of power, such as networks, experience, charm etc.
- Find out how to increase each type of power, including Intrapersonal, Impact etc.
- Stimulate your thinking to explore which types of power are more or less appropriate in different situations.
- Learn which short cuts are most useful.
- Determine your sources of power in ten different classes, including relationships, technical, etc.
- Get an immediate feedback report with analysis of your personal sources.
- Examples and suggestions on how to increase your personal power.
- Buy extra copies of the diagnostic for your team so you can turn this into a team-based discussion.
"In my view, learning about power is a critical part of becoming more influential. Insights into how power is
working in your organisation can illuminate how decisions are being made; and also, you can discover how best to
leverage your own personal power to move things forward." Colin Gautrey
By using the Personal Power Diagnostic, your thinking will be stimulated and you will quickly be able to discover
new ways to become more influential. Here are a few examples of what other people had to say...
- "What surprised me was just how reliant I can become
on just one or two power sources. This has helped me to realise
that there is much more I can be doing to exert more power and
- "It was very quick and easy to do, and the results have
been very thought provoking."
- "I really liked the development suggestions - much easier
than I expected!"
- "I've done lots of reading before on power, but this
is a refreshing perspective, and much easier to grasp than French
- "The information supporting the diagnostic has been
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Published 21-Aug-2012 by Colin Gautrey ||