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The Personal Credibility Factor: How to Get It, Keep It, and Get It Back, (If You’ve Lost It) by Sandy Allgeier

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Chapter One. Secret #1: Forget Power, Position, Status, and Other Such Nonsense

Strong personal credibility is available for everyone—regardless of who you are and what you do. Your position, status, or role in life have nothing to do with your personal credibility factor. Different people play different roles in their careers, jobs, and other activities—and some are roles of very high authority—however, there’s no lasting connection between higher status/power and personal credibility. Let’s look at a few examples.

Same Ideas, But Very Different Results

“John” held a senior vice president position in a large Fortune 500 organization. John was a creative, likable, and bright executive. His staff and peers greatly enjoyed working with him and he ...

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