Personal Power and Credibility

  • 7 videos | 12m 51s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
Authority carries a certain positional power. A title grants a person some power and authority, but even that has its limits. To meet goals and get results requires developing a sense of personal power that goes beyond the job description and that print on the business card. Personal power stems from personal credibility, influence, and political savvy. Even those with the most humble job titles can know how to get things done. In this course, you'll learn how developing personal power and credibility, and using them for building trust with your coworkers and organization, allows you to increase your influence at work and reach your goals.


  • Recognize the traits associated with personal and positional power
    Choose whether to use personal power or positional power in a given situation
    Identify the factors that supports a claim of credibility
  • Select actions that build credibility
    Identify actions that help to earn trust
    Recognize opportunities to build trust


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    3.  The Value of Personal Power
    1m 48s
    In this video, you will learn how to choose whether to use personal power or positional power in a given situation. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Power of Credibility
    1m 37s
    During this video, you will learn how to identify the factors that support a claim of credibility. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Developing Credibility
    1m 53s
    In this video, find out how to select actions that will build credibility. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Trust Can Be Built or Broken
    1m 39s
    Learn how to identify actions that help earn trust. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Show Your Trustworthiness
    2m 37s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize opportunities to build trust. FREE ACCESS


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