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Getting Results from Personal Power: Two Kinds of Power

Sample a topic from one of our new scenario-based courses

In this short video segment, a narrator introduces the two different types of power: positional and personal. A brief scenario showcases each type of power in action, and the narrator provides additional context on how positional power—related to your role and ability to direct people or make decisions—varies from personal power, earned by gaining respect for your skills, knowledge and relationships. Learn about the two different types of power and how each works within an organization.

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