Madelaine Claire Weiss (LICSW, MBA, BCC) is a Board-Certified Executive, Career, Life Coach, Organizational Development & Mindset Expert, Harvard Trained Licensed Psychotherapist, who helps busy professionals master their minds so they can maintain and enjoy satisfaction and success in all areas of their lives. She is a co-author in the Handbook of Stressful Transitions Across the Lifespan, and author of the forthcoming “Getting to G.R.E.A.T: 5-Step Strategy for Work and Life.” []

Madelaine has been featured on NBC, W4WRadio, Talk4TV, Bold TV, Speakers Without Borders, Fox TV, and many podcasts including The Partner Podcast, and Major, Lindsey, & Africa’s Erasing the Stigma. She has written for Thrive Global, Authority Magazine’s Editors List, UPJourney, My Perfect Financial Advisor. Her trainings have been widely well received by numerous law firms, the Harvard Law School Association-MA, the National Association of Realtors, DC Academy of General Dentistry, AARP, the American Bar Association, the International Association of Business Communicators, and the Bureau of National Affairs.

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Mastering Organizational Politics: Theory and Practice, Practice, Practice…

Madelaine Weiss, LICSW, MBA, BCC

What are the realities of what we can and cannot do to deal effectively with organizational politics? Organizational politics is an array of adaptive strategies—including territoriality, status seeking, competition, cooperation, and reciprocal altruism—that may have helped us survive and thrive for millions of years.
Directed intelligently, responsibly, and flexibly, these and other strategies can help us at work today.

Insights from such diverse fields as management, philosophy, evolutionary psychology, mindfulness, and brain science suggest some answers to the question of organizational politics that can make a difference in both the quality of our work and the quality of our life at work.

In this session learn how to identify the elements and dynamics of organizational politics
and how to use the strategies of organizational politics beneficially at work.


  • Participants will gain intelligence on how human nature can facilitate - or impede - the achievement of our individual and organizational goals.
  • This intelligence will help participants to more effectively deal with the 'political' forces natural to themselves and others in work settings.
  • The benefits of Mastering (rather than suffering) Organizational Politics include: Adaptability, Building Positive Working Relationships, Stress Reduction and Tolerance leading to Happier, Healthier, Productive lives.

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