Having worked in many offices, for many companies, and in many roles, I have seen my fair share of office politics. I quickly learned that making the most of the politics around you in the office can progress your career. I have seen many people let this pass them by, and as a result they did not reach their potential. I recommend you take a look through the advice in this infographic and see where you can apply these points in your office job.
By playing smarter than the rest, you will be afforded opportunities you would not have otherwise had. Make the most of the situation without going behind people’s backs or offending anyone. Office politics is a powerful motion, you’re better off leveraging it to your advantage.