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The Importance of Political Savvy For Leadership Success

The skill's essential for advancement

Though many of us may dismiss the importance of political savvy or find it distasteful to engage in politics, it’s essential for your career success. No career is built in a vacuum, and we not only need allies and champions to support us, but we also need to understand the company culture in order to position ourselves effectively.

How do you get a grasp on your workplace’s culture? Answering these three questions will help you assess the subtle workplace dynamics.

1. What are the unwritten rules in your organization?
All companies have some policies they expect you to follow. But paying attention to the unwritten rules helps you to understand the reality of the workplace dynamics. It helps you define the expectations of behavior and performance.

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