The Essentials: The Science of Power

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Power doesn’t have to corrupt leaders. Here’s how to keep thinking about people first.

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We’ve all heard the saying that power corrupts. But why? What detrimental changes occur in a person’s thought processes once they gain a measure of control over others? We dug into neuroscience to answer these questions and find out what leaders can do to combat these tendencies.

What Power Does to the Brain

How the Psychological Effects of Power Help Explain Harassment

Power and Expectations: The Neuroscience of Group Dynamics

How to Use Power for Good

Why Putting People First Helps Leaders Achieve Their Goals

3 Essential Habits All Leaders Should Focus On

Power Can Promote Inclusion

Inclusion as a Remedy to the Negative Effects of Power

Use the Science of Power to Boost Inclusion

Power, Fairness, and Inclusion: What Leaders Need to Do Now

Missed the other parts? Check out part one and part two.

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