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The Power of Paradox

by H. Evan Woodhead

  • 72 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Hasley Enterprises Worldwide Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Investing / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPerfect Paperback
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11801181M
    ISBN 100973985836
    ISBN 109780973985832

      The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence, by Dacher Keltner The ability to exercise some authority over others can be a force for good, but there is . Leadership Matters is different. Instead of facile axioms derived from dubious research, this book embraces the tensions involved in leadership, and successfully provides a framework for those desiring to lead with reflection and a healthy dose of skepticism/5.

    The Plant Paradox shows the world what pioneer thinking is about and is a must-read book for anyone interested in being as healthy as nature has designed them to be.” (Alejandro Junger MD, New York Times bestselling author of Clean, Clean Gut and Clean Eats)/5(K).   The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Loose Influence, is a slim but insightful book on the relationship between power, the powerful, powerlessness and the powerless. “The seductions of power induce us to lose the very skills that enabled us to gain power in the first place”, which is from the introduction, nicely sums up the premise.

      Both context and agency matter. The best of leaders learn to read contexts, anticipate challenges and disruptions, and employ smart power. This book sets leaders on that path to unleash the power of paradox. This book is an absolute tour-de-force one of the most wide-ranging, fascinating, intricate studies of leadership I have ever read.   Buy The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence 01 by Keltner, Dacher (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(97).


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This book explains how people get power, keep it, and keep from being corrupted by by:   " The Power of Paradox insightfully guides one on navigating through a world where black and white solutions rarely exist." --Ward Klein, CEO, Energizer Holdings, Inc.

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Highly recommended to those who truly wish to think outside the box and become more effective leaders in these uncertain times.5/5(2). A fascinating book backed by lots of research about how power is gained and lost, and the effects of power and powerlessness.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for :   With The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence, Dacher Keltner comes to show that the narrative we use to define power is biased.

It’s been largely shaped by Machiavelli’s The Prince – a book published years ago. Since then, the main associations with the word “power” revolve around fraud, manipulation, and strategic violence.

The Power Paradox () draws on a wealth of data from numerous social-science studies over the past 20 years to explore the dynamics of power. Dacher Keltner gets to the bottom of what power means in everyday life, discusses why so many people lose and abuse their power and explains how it can be used to make the world a better place.

Leadership Matters offers a different view of leadership - one that builds community and responds creatively to new situations. Cronin and Genovese argue that leadership is about more than just charisma and set leaders on to a different path - to unleash the power of paradox.

“The Power Paradox, compelling and eye-opening from start to finish, will change your view of what power is. Power turns out to be a subtler force than it seems, influencing us for better and worse more than we realize.

This book explains how people. The Power Paradox appropriately culminates in an epilogue on the “fivefold path to power,” Keltner’s strategy for holding positions of authority while still preserving your moral virtues. But the recommendations themselves—be aware of feelings of power, practice humility, give to others, practice respect, and change the psychological context of powerlessness—are little more than hollow.

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Often it is the news. It is in all of life; it impacts all of life. It knows no boundaries—geographically, socially, economically, politically, culturally, - Selection from The Power of Paradox [Book].