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Powerhouse: Turbo boost your effectiveness and start making a serious impact by Mike Clayton

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Chapter 4RelationshipsWork With the People Around You

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When you have achieved your compelling causes, who will get to determine whether you have been successful or not? There will be a whole range of people, and maybe groups and institutions, who have an interest in what you are doing. How will you win their support and commitment, manage their expectations, and counter any resistance or opposition you meet?

You need to build a Powerhouse of connections with people who can help you. Their judgement of your outcomes will determine your true effectiveness. But there is more. To be effective in the face of adversity, a Powerhouse also needs resilience ...

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