How often do you use your personal power? Do you even know what it is..?!

  1. hotelmanagement profile image38
    hotelmanagementposted 7 years ago

    How often do you use your personal power? Do you even know what it is..?!

  2. Amy Becherer profile image71
    Amy Bechererposted 7 years ago

    Personal power is me.  I use it everyday and usually get my way. 

    I had to go to traffic court recently for a "red light camera ticket".  The photo copy I got in the mail showed I stopped and proceeded into the intersection at a legal right hand turn on a red light.  The ticket said I did not, but, rather blasted through without stopping or looking. 

    When I finally got in the correct courtroom after being turned away by the security guard for wearing a black, "sleeveless" conservative dress, which he acquised on after looking good and hard, I was called by the judge.  He was a good-looking man with a sense of humor.  We looked at the video of my offense and he exclaimed "You did stop".  However...uh oh, he noted I stopped in the pedestrian lane rather than the line before you enter it.  I remained calm and explained that I crept forward, which he saw, to see the traffic before making my turn.  He looked at me, smiled and said "dismissed".  I couldn't help myself and I said, "It's my lucky day, I not only got a handsome judge, I got a nice one."  He like that and said "You are welcome to come back and visit anytime".  I would call that personal power.

 
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