1 Minute Marketing Leader: #03 Bridge the Power Gap

#3 Bridge the power Gap
By Thomas Barta
Last updated: March 17, 2021

As a manager, as a consultant, as an expert, how much power do you really have?

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#3 Bridge the power Gap

Just imagine, your company, or your clients company had the world’s best customer experience. Everybody loves the firm. 5 Stars! How many people in this company must be involved to make this great experience happen? Many. Perhaps almost everybody. And how many of these people do you control? Does your boss control? Does your client control? Very few.

And all these people may have different agenda, different dreams, different goals. If they want, the can simply ignore you.

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No matter how high you rise, you will always be facing a power gap. Don’t fight it. Set a new goal: Learn to mobilize all the people who can say “no”

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