Living in the Power Zone: How the Right Use of Power Can Transform Your Relationships
Cedar Barstow, M.Ed. & Reynold Ruslan Feldman, Ph.D.
We live in a complex, often daunting world where power differences both exist and matter. Power moreover is too often misused. Most of us have had at least one superior who was unfair, even abusive. Misuse of power also happens in families, schools, religious institutions, and elsewhere. Sometimes, consciously or unconsciously, we have used our own power in ways hurtful to others.
We thus all need to learn to use our personal and role power with more wisdom, sensitivity, and skill. This is a short, practical how-to book that will help you understand and successfully navigate the rapids of real-world relationships and organizational power; in short, to live in the Power Zone.
- 176 pages, pdf format
- Contents: Eight chapters cover such important topics as owning the power you have, negotiating power differences, strengthening your core, resolving and repairing interpersonal difficulties, overcoming barriers to empowerment, and leading wisely and well. Self-study processes are included in a special section.
- Is this the right book for you? Yes, this is a book about right uses of power for everyone. It is a practical how-to book that will help you understand and successfully navigate the rapids of real-world relationship and organizational power – in short, to live in the Power Zone.