Power and politics at work have the potential to help or harm you, and so it is best to understand and engage effectively with them.


This session includes:

  • understanding and dealing with different agendas
  • how to get better results with less resistance in the long run
  • working with the ‘hidden’ side of organisational life
  • the essential keys to effective stakeholder relationships
  • building immunity from the political game playing of others
  • this session includes a real case study for participants to discuss.


  • Peter Milligan, director, New Generation Leaders
    Peter Milligan

    Peter is an inspirational speaker and business psychologist with 3 decades of experience in developing business leaders and teams, helping them to have less stress, more joy and greater productivity at work.

    Originally an IT professional, Peter retrained in psychology and joined the management team of a leading Australian HR consulting firm. After moving to the UK in 2000, he became a director of Europe's largest executive coaching firm before establishing his own business in 2005.

    Peter has worked with leaders at all levels across a wide range of industries. His clients have ranged from professional services firms, SMEs and family businesses to larger corporates including Australia Post, AXA, BP, Credit Suisse, First Group, Kerry Foods, Novartis, Origin Energy, Rolls-Royce, Rydges Hotels, and Vodafone.