We've all been there at one time or another. You have just lost your job of many years. You're facing a particularly challenging situation with a customer or a colleague. There's wind of downsizing or a merger, causing uncertainty. You've been passed over for promotion.
Abraham Lincoln once said that “if you want to test a man’s character, give him power”. While power is a ubiquitous and necessary aspect of corporate life, it is the abuse of power that has vilified the very term in recent years.