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Pitfalls of Positional Power

Avoid these three things and your team will thank you.

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Leaders with positional power have broad authority. Broad authority means consequences for bad behavior may be delayed or non-existent. If goals are being met, leaders may not feel the need to change negative behaviors. Even leaders with the best intentions can sometimes fall prey to small abuses of positional power. As the…




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Angela Noel Lawson

Angela Noel Lawson

Drawing from life experience and a master’s in organizational leadership, I write about leadership, personal growth, relationships, and parenting.

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