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Office Politics: How to Work Your Way Up the Corporate Ladder While Being Ethical and Friendly and Without Committing to Any of the Companies’ Parties!

Office Politics Class! Book, 1
Narrated by: Kip Ferguson
Series: Office Politics Class!, Book 1
Length: 34 mins
Categories: Business, Career Skills
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Are you tired of always being passed over for a deserved promotion? Does senior management always take credit on jobs you have done? 

You can only break this deadly and vicious cycle if you emerge from your deep "sleep" and first realize there is a big game going around you: office politics! 

If you don't play the game, you will be swallowed by it! 

Here go a series of strategies that you can use to ensure a less stressful and more rewarding career. Life has so much to offer once you realize that sometimes a single piece of information that you bump into by accident can impact everything around you and those dear to you! 

The strategies mentioned and explained in detail in this audiobook are not theory, I have lived them almost every day of my working life, and continue living them still. Once you know how to play the game of office politics, you will attain the heights of power and abundance only seen by a minority all over the planet!

©2019 Benjamin Buildst (P)2019 Benjamin Buildst

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The sad reality of office life

This is a topic that isn't exactly easy to cover and talk about without going one way or another on its stance of the whole thing. In the end office, politics is a sh** show, but it is one that most of us will have to take part in if you want to make headway in a career path. I would say even if you don't agree with the book's stance on issues presented, it is a great resource to see another view on the goings on in the office place. If you do agree with what is presented than it is also a good source of some tips and solutions to tackle the environment.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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The art of office warfare!

I’ve never worked in a management structure like the ones that this book seems designed to help you navigate. But if the working corporate world is the way he paints it, this should be a helpful resource. I think I’ll steer clear of any multi-national corporations for a while.

The narrator did a good job.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Poorly written and useless.

The author thinks he is writing The Art of War, but his information is rambling and pointless. You will get better advice by listening to the cynical office know-it-all at the water cooler. On the positive side, it was very inexpensive.

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basic book



These are basics of good office politics which will help you avoid and resolve petty fights.

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natural guide

This book is a practical guide to cut through the appearances of niceness displayed at the office and get ready for the claws that hide beneath.

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brilliant guide


Of course there is much more to it, but if you go back home angry at least once a week because the person with who you have to work is tough to work with, you might as well read this book, relax and then hopefully things will get better!

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interesting

It will also help many of us, who recognizes some of these important but are unsure of ourselves in dealing with them, or we would like to learn more.

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amazing tool


This is an excellent read especially for those who find themselves at large corporations. It takes a very practical and sensible approach to thriving in the corporate world and pointing out and remedying when necessary the many pitfalls and challenges that many of so naively walked into - well, it's not like you can take a college course on office politics

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. It starts by defining politics as influencing people to achieve something and explains that this will happen in any organization.

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suprised me


This little book surprised me. I didn't expect much from it. The title was kinda a turn-off for me. I decided to read it anyway to see whether I was wrong

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  • thoushita
  • 10-02-19

great


Once I opened this book, I couldn't put it down. I never truly found a resting spot I didn't wanna come back to. I wish I could have discovered this book years ago prior to becoming a federal employee. With the knowledge acquired from this book, my return to the federal job sector, will be a successful journey!

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  • 10-02-19

fantastic


Hands down this has been the most impactful book I've read in a long time. There were times when I felt like the book was written specifically for me. The insight provided in just the first few chapters has given me so much prospective on how I manage my time and navigate issues in my work.

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  • 10-02-19

well introduced


I really could have used this a couple of years ago, but late is better than never! I consider myself one of the well-intentioned people mentioned in the book that finds themselves caught in a political muddle. Luckily, I think I found the advice in this book just in time to avoid becoming "The Problem."

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  • 10-02-19

great work


This book was surprisingly helpful, with great scenarios and exercises to work through. I was expecting a somewhat cynical and unethical book; I finished feeling much more confident about working through the occasional barb wire of projects with different egos and motivations.

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  • sunni
  • 10-02-19

learn more

this book gives practical guidance in preventing unknowing political suicide. It will also help many of us, who recognizes some of these important but are unsure of ourselves in dealing with them, or we would like to learn more.

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  • 10-02-19

excellent

This is an excellent read especially for those who find themselves at large corporations. It takes a very practical and sensible approach to thriving in the corporate world and pointing out and remedying when necessary the many pitfalls and challenges that many of so naively walked into - well, it's not like you can take a college course on office politics.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-19

CURIOUS GUIDE


If you are stymied by office politics or just curious you will find some useful ideas in this book. Some of the information is common sense, but here and there you'll find some interesting ideas that you may be able to use.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-19

simple guide

So basically, this book told me what I needed to know about office politics and what I should do, and that's why I highly recommend this book!

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  • stib
  • 09-30-19

wow

I think this builds your communication skills in a way and helps build relationships. So basically, this book told me what I needed to know about office politics and what I should do, and that's why I highly recommend this book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-19

suggested

This book made me see things differently! I found that this book helps or helped anyone who is employed, no matter the occupation