Politically Savvy

Definition: Maneuver through complex political situations effectively and quietly; be sensitive to individual and organizational motivations.

Relates to: Erase Boundaries of Business


  1. Partner with your boss.
  2. Be a 360 team player; have a wide network of relationships.
  3. Know your organization’s power hierarchies.
  4. Practice subtle self-promotion, without taking credit for others' accomplishments or diminishing the achievements of others.
  5. Connect with influencers.
  6. Be interested and excited about the business.