Sept. 13, 2021

16: Entering the “Organizational Politics” Arena

16: Entering the “Organizational Politics” Arena


Politics is about more than nasty conversations between two political parties. Humans resolve conflicts and move forward through politics. In this episode, learn why aspiring digital leaders need to have their eyes on this skillset. We discuss how to enter the organizational politics arena and the key skills for elevating your career.  

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Politics stems from a diversity of competing interests, which must be resolved in some way. 

You not taking an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won't take an interest in you.

The 4 types of organizational politics: Weeds, Rocks, Highground, Woods.

People in tech are perceived as merely serving the organization and not leading it. That’s wrong! We must lean in and engage.

We cover 10 ways to start building your political muscle.



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