Here are the lessons I learned while reading The Power Paradox.
✓ Principle #2 Power is part of every relationship and interaction.
✓ Principle #3 Power is found in everyday actions.
✓ Principle #4 Power comes from empowering others in social networks.
✓ Principle #5 Groups give power to those who advance the greater good.
✓ Principle #6 Groups construct reputations that determine the capacity to influence.
✓ Principle #7 Groups reward those who advance the greater good with status and esteem.
✓ Principle #8 Groups punish those who undermine the greater good with gossip.
✓ Principle #9 Enduring power comes from empathy.
✓ Principle #10 Enduring power comes from giving.
✓ Principle #11 Enduring power comes from expressing gratitude.
✓ Principle #12 Enduring power comes from telling stories that unite.
Emily Raskett is a self-proclaimed bookworm, well-rounded nerd, and personal development junkie. By day, she works as a civil engineer designing highway bridges, ramp systems, and roundabouts. By night, she brings an analytical, systems-based approach to long-term personal growth with her blog, Off Brand Bubbly, where she writes articles and reviews books, sharing lessons learned. The work of Wholebeing Institute and its founder, Megan McDonough—who is also Emily’s beloved mother—has inspired her to weave well-being content into her blog as she shares her voice with the world.