Coercive Power:  Is the Benefit Worth the Cost?

Coercive Power

Ever known someone pulled over for speeding?  Chances are they knew what the speed limit was, but thought they wouldn’t be caught.  The benefit of having traffic laws is to promote safety on the highways.  But there is a cost to enforcing the laws, just as there is always a cost when using any force.  […]

Eight Ways to use Reward Power that Don’t Require Cash

Reward Power

Reward Power is one of the best ways for leaders to influence people to move in the direction they want.  Most people tend to think of this power of reward in terms of money, and money can be a good tool.  But often there isn’t much to give, and surprisingly, it is often not the […]