Office Politics: 10 Ways to Play and Win

7. Brand yourself or be branded

Sometimes our well-intentioned actions can be misconstrued as mischievous, words gently spoken heard as innuendo. The worst case scenario is not to be aware

of how your communications are being received and retransmitted down the grapevine. Avoid this at all costs!

Position yourself by clearly stating, and repeating often, who you are, what you do, what you stand for. Have a personal brand that people can positively relate to.