Office Politics: 10 Ways to Play and Win

Power, influence, status, recognition, ambition and reward -- as much as we might hate to admit it, the stuff that makes a fast-track career exciting and fun can be the very things that can also do it in.

Set any negative connotations aside and face it -- office politics, and playing to win, can make all the difference.

In this, the first in a two-part series, we'll examine how to position yourself for the game you'll have to play at some point, like it or not!