For those students of influence and leadership, power cannot be overlooked. Maybe it's an uncomfortable subject, because, hey, nobody is in the pursuit of power. Right?
In any event, power is a part of the trifecta. Not to be avoided, but understood at whatever level we dare.
I've recently read thru this content, and found it helpful, and in some aspects enlightening. It's not too long, but not necessarily light fare either.
I pass it on here in case you'd like to broaden and deepen your perspective on influence, leadership and, yes, power.
(Click the link below to go to French & Raven's study on bases of power on Wikipedia. This article is also available in Spanish on Wikipedia.)