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    • HBR Guide to Office Politics

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Karen Dillon
    • Narrated by: Liisa Ivary
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every organization has its share of political drama: Personalities clash. Agendas compete. Turf wars erupt. But you need to work productively with your colleagues - even difficult ones - for the good of your organization and your career. How can you do that without compromising your personal values? By acknowledging that power dynamics and unwritten rules exist - and navigating them constructively.

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    • Wished Audible had existed many years ago!

    • By Juan on 08-13-16

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    • 517: How to Say No to More Work

    • By: Sarah Green, Karen Dillon
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Karen Dillon, author of the "HBR Guide to Office Politics", explains how to gracefully decline excessive projects–and thankless tasks.

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    • What Airbnb Understands about Customers' "Jobs to Be Done"

    • By: Karen Dillon
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    On a recent business trip to London, I surprised the conference organizers by turning down the opportunity to stay at the posh hotel hosting the conference in favor of a rather modest Airbnb flat. The hotel was clearly much more luxurious. The flat would require me to take the tube or an Uber to the event. Who in their right mind would make such a choice?

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    • New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses

    • By: Karen Dillon
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When I first became a manager — an unexpected promotion soon after taking a new job — I found myself feeling awkward about the fact that I had been elevated above my peers. Still, my team was in the middle of a complex first-time project, so I wanted to impress my boss with my handling of it. My immediate instinct was to make it no one’s problem but mine. I worked longer hours and assigned myself all the tasks that I was afraid to ask my former peers to do.

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