THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS: WORKPLACE POLITICS, POWER AND INFLUENCE
with Margaret Morford
November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person

The Estate by Gene and Georgetti
9421 W Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 653-3300

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Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS: WORKPLACE POLITICS, POWER AND INFLUENCE

 
Accomplishing the goals and objectives of any organization requires more than just smart employees who work hard. It requires savvy employees who know how to forge alliances and avoid animosities in order to be effective. In this session, participants will identify which of the rules of "positive politics" they are most likely to violate; obtain guidelines for their own conduct and for managing relationships with co-workers and their own manager; learn to avoid pitfalls in business communication, both oral and written; learn eleven ways to recognize who really holds power and has influence in any organization; become adept at tapping into the power structure within an organization; explore a real-world case study that involves numerous political issues; learn how to network in order to expand their influence and recruit supporters for their initiatives and career; identify developmental needs that may prevent them from becoming "movers and shakers" in their own organizations; and enhance their working relationship with their manager.
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Stories & case studies were highly effective and entertaining. The practical content was substantial & substantive!
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MARGARET MORFORD

 
Margaret Morford, J.D. is CEO for The HR Edge, Inc., an international management consulting and training company. Previous to owning her own company, she was Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Consulting for a national consulting firm out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She has a BS degree from the University of Alabama and a JD degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.  She is the author Management Courage Having the Heart of a Lion and The Hidden Language of Business Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.  She has served on the Board of Directors for various corporations and charities.

TOPICS COVERED

 
Definition of Positive Politics
  • Becoming savvy as well as smart
Political Rules to observe
  • Rules about you personally
  • Rules about your co-workers
  • Rules about your boss
  • Rules about your general communication
  • Rules about electronic communication
Case Study
  • Putting the Political Rules to work
  • Asking two critical questions in any work situation
Power & Influence
  • Recognizing who really has power
  • Understanding how power works
  • Tapping into the powerful people in your organization
Nuclear Networking
  • Getting beyond intentions
  • Building three parts to your network
  • Inviting three types of people into your network
Your boss
  • Forging a better relationship
  • Asking yourself nine simple questions about your boss
Accountability

GUIDE TO PARTICIPANT SELECTION

 
Senior Leaders
APPLICABLE IF IT MATCHES A DEVELOPMENT NEED
Mid-Level-Leaders
PRIMARY TARGET AUDIENCE
Emerging Leaders and Functional Experts
PRIMARY TARGET AUDIENCE


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THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS: WORKPLACE POLITICS, POWER AND INFLUENCE
with MARGARET MORFORD

November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person
The Estate by Gene and Georgetti
9421 W Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 653-3300
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