Every organization has its share of political drama: Personalities clash. Agendas compete. Turf wars erupt. But you need to work productively with your colleagues - even the challenging ones - for the good of your organization and your career. How can you do that without compromising your integrity? By acknowledging that power dynamics and unwritten rules exist and constructively navigating them. Whether you're a new professional or an experienced one, this guide will teach you how to:
Build relationships with difficult people
Gain allies and increase your sphere of influence
Move up without alienating your colleagues
Avoid power games and petty rivalries
Claim credit when it's due.