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'No Authority Needed to Influence People'

Authority could be used well or abused, but influence is earned and so is respect.

We are taught lessons in schools and colleges, and even though we forget most of them, they lurk somewhere, in some mysterious corners of our subconscious, only to emerge when we are faced with situations where we are unable to find solutions.

The same happens in the work environment, but we rarely see them as lessons because sometimes they are too subtle to register and at other times they are so much in your face that the brain shuts off. However, they get put away in our subconscious and emerge just as the lessons learnt in schools and colleges do.

But it is seldom that any one lesson

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