Power Leaking Behaviors

The following behaviors demonstrate power leaks.

  1. Not asking for help – Asking for help indicates strength, confidence and courage. You create an opportunity to develop another by letting him/her do something for you and attempt to problem solve with you.


  1. Not Speaking Up – People begin to overlook you for career opportunities or project work. Speaking up indicates your engagement in what you are doing.


  1. You don’t ask questions. – When you ask questions, you invite others in and send the message that you value what others think.


When you demonstrate confidence in yourself, and you promote yourself by demonstrating a vested interest in what you are doing.

Marie-Helene Sakowski, Business Change and Transition Specialist, info@effectiveplacement.com