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Savvy Table of Contents

Introduction A Political Wake-Up Call

PART l: THE IMPACT OF POLITICAL STYLES

Chapter 1 Avoid Political Blind Spots

Chapter 2 Two Political Styles, Two Sets of Strengths

Chapter 3 Political Style Risks

Chapter 4 Finding the Vital Balance

PART ll: INDIVIDUAL SAVVY TACTICS

Chapter 5 Map Political Styles

Chapter 6 Deactivate Your Political Buttons

Chapter 7 Detect Power Dynamics, Agendas, and Unwritten Rules

Chapter 8 Know the Corporate Buzz

Chapter 9 Weave a Safety Network

Chapter 10 Manage the Airwaves

Chapter 11 Promote Yourself With Integrity

Chapter 12 Pump Up Your Power Image

Chapter 13 Address Hidden Agendas

Chapter 14 Respect Ego and Turf with Savvy Influence Vocabulary

Chapter 15 Ethical Lobbying

Chapter 16 Conversational Aikido to Defuse Sabotage

PART lll: LEADERSHIP SAVVY TACTICS TO DETECT DECEPTION

Chapter 17 A Leadership Wake-Up Call

Chapter 18 Expect Deception, Even (Especially) as a CEO

Chapter 19 Detect Deception and Catch Schemers Red-Handed

Chapter 20 Make “Private Power Pockets” Public

PART lV: LEADERSHIP SAVVY TACTICS TO BUILD A SAVVY TEAM AND COMPANY

Chapter 21 The Team Trust/Competence Grid

Chapter 22 Build a Savvy Team

Chapter 23 Forge a High-Integrity Politics Culture

Epilogue The Bigger Picture: A Societal Wake-Up Call

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