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Speaker Dr. Rick Brandon: "Why Organizational Politics is Not a Dirty Word"

February 10, 2009
News PhotoDrake University and VisionPoint invite you to join us for an enlightening evening with Dr. Rick Brandon, CEO and President, Brandon Partners, and co-author of the Wall Street Journal Best Seller Survival of the Savvy: Hight-Integrity Political Tactics for Career and Company Success (Free Press 2004).

In this brief presentation, allotted with time for your questions, Dr. Brandon will introduce the business rationale for understanding savvy (influence, impact, career growth, role credibility) as well as the concepts of under and over political behavior. Gain insight into why it's important to understand your political style and the organizational savvy pyramid. Take advantage of the opportunity to further explore the benefits of being politically savvy. A follow-up complimentary personal savvy assessment will be provided by VisionPoint upon request.

Following the presentation will be an informal reception for networking and to meet Dr. Brandon. If you would like more information, please contact the Drake Department of Adult Learning and Organizational Performance at 515-271-2054 or VisionPoint at 515-334-9292.

Parking is available in the Olmsted Center parking lot between 38th and 29th Streets on University Avenue.