Six secrets

By Dan Rockwell via   Article

Six Secrets to Winning at Office Politics

“Being good at office politics is being good with people, without manipulation and deception. Ethical office politics is influencing people through relationships. Leadership is relationships. …

Six secrets to winning at office politics:

  1. Relationship first. Build real relationships with people of influence before you need them.
  2. Check your motives. Always work for the good of your organization.
  3. Involve people with divergent perspectives. Include HR, finance, and marketing, for example.
  4. Don’t gang up on someone.
  5. Help others win. Don’t expect others to keep helping you if you aren’t helping them.
  6. Be transparent and vulnerable with the right people.”



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: