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Smart Power (Winter 2017)

Rising income inequality, revelations of corporate greed, and the democratization of media have flipped the classic pyramid of influence, to a point where the general population now trusts its peers more than those in power. Trust is no longer granted automatically on the basis of hierarchy or title. In today’s world, trust must be earned. The remedy: smart power.


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Rising income inequality, revelations of corporate greed, and the democratization of media have flipped the classic pyramid of influence, to a point where the general population now trusts its peers more than those in power. Trust is no longer granted automatically on the basis of hierarchy or title. In today’s world, trust must be earned. The remedy: smart power.

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UNTIL RECENTLY, THE MODEL OF INFLUENCE in society was based on the belief that the interests of those in power were connected to those of the broader public — and that if someone worked hard enough, it was possible to ‘climb the ladder’. But today, rising income inequality, high-profile corporate blunders and the democratization of media .....CONTINUE READING

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