“YOU can’t sit with us!”
If running your biz sometimes feels like you’re back in high school, you’re not alone.
I thought my high school days were well and truly behind me.
BUT during the ep of the i made a thing podcast, I realised that being teased in my teenage years for being poor and dorky affected my relationships with women, and I avoid anything deemed popular or trendy even if it’s IN for a reason.
If you think you may have some childhood hang-ups too, you need to give this ep a listen.
We define what it means to be popular, how you can use your influence for good, and if you need to be liked to be respected.
Topics discussed in this episode:
What is the difference between popularity and power?
Why is power seen as bad? While popularity isn’t?
Do you have to be popular to be successful in business?
What do you need first? Popularity or power?
Should you only work with people who are well known?
How do you build power in your business?
What makes a good leader?
How do you build your likeability?
Resources discussed in this episode:
Why popularity at work matters.
Likeability is based on others while power is about individual status.
Why playground politics follow us into adulthood.
How to increase likeability to boost your business.
Understanding power, legitimacy and urgency (Rach is drawing on her uni lectures here).
Listen below or head to iTunes or Spotify.