What’s the Difference between Power + Force?

Fill in the blank:

Power is ____________.

Sexy? A dirty word? Easily abused? The way things get done? The natural order of the universe?

Generally, my clients fall into one of two camps in their relationship to Power:

Comfortable with how Power is expressed through them. Confident and direct in their expression. May sometimes be perceived as forceful, or may actually be more forceful than is necessary. Sometimes aware of that, sometimes not.
Uncomfortable about how Power is expressed through them. Ambivalent about fully embodying Power. Worry about being perceived as forceful or taking advantage of others causes them to suppress their Power.

One of the … READ MORE