• Office Politics 101

  • Silence of the Back Stabbing Lambs
  • By: Ethan Powers
  • Narrated by: Gail L. Chaffee
  • Length: 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 16-01-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ethan Powers
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (1 rating)

Summary

Here is your career prediction: sooner or later you will be back-stabbed and the damage will range from a scratch to a very deep wound. This book is also for anyone feeling stressed and frustrated in their job due to the political tactics played by your colleagues.
As long as you are employed, workplace politics are inherent. Like the rules in a game, politics in the office are the rules. Now that you know the importance of the rules, can you afford to ignore office politics and expect your work environment to be smooth sailing?
Learn to dance with workplace politics and see how the following will smoothly flood into your life:



Career advancement on a fast track
Circle of friends expands
Confidence level goes up sky high
Get things done smoothly
Enjoying your work
Gaining more influence or power

You can choose to neglect office politics but be prepared to be haunted with 10 negative lifestyles:



Being treated unfairly
Being bullied
Being sidelined
You do the hard work but someone else takes the credit
You get the blame for mistakes made by others
You never see a job promotion
You are the subject of gossip
Feel more stress
Feel that your workplace is like hell
You get additional workload while other colleagues have more free time, drinking coffee

The devastating negativity will affect your self-esteem, confidence, health, happiness, and your life. You can prevent or stop this nonsense now with the advice in this book.
©2015 Ethan Powers (P)2017 Ethan Powers
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5 out of 5 stars
By Gerlie Salve on 17-02-17

Interesting

This book is a practical guide to cut through the appearances of niceness displayed at the office and get ready for the claws that hide beneath.
Follow the advice given by this author and save yourself a bunch of aggravation.
These are things you should know about office politics.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Haluk on 04-02-17

Like to thank the author

Office politics are a fact of life. It doesn't matter if you like them or not. It doesn't matter if you think politics are amoral or wrong. The simple fact is that office politics exist and they affect you. This book is a tightly written guide to understanding them and using them. As soon as I got into the book, a lot of things that had left me puzzled over the years became clear. And the landscape of politics, past and present, that previously seemed hidden came into plain view. One of the best things about the book is that it's not boring. Refreshingly blunt and full of practical information, the book is clearly and concisely recorded, and easily understood. It's interesting because it uses many great anecdotes and real life examples we can all relate to. I saw myself and some co-workers in many of the examples.

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