Chapter 4

Noticing Your Power

When I want your opinion, I’ll give it to you.

—Laurence J. Peter

The second step to ethical power—Notice how you feel in the moment

The second step to ethical power is to connect to your feelings in the moment as key to working out whether your power is being exercised or undermined. There are several telltale signs that you are losing your own power. Noticing them will tell you your current state of power, and this is crucial as power is often used and misused subtly.

Introduction: Notice How You Feel

How do you feel about the way your career is going? What about your life? Are you happy and performing well? Are you fed up and disappointed? Are you somewhere in between? How do you feel about particular events you ...

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