There was no mistaking the balance of power in academia when one local professor recently convened a session with lowly graduate students: they listened reverentially, while he hoisted his feet onto the conference table and commenced clipping his toenails. So, too, are the privileges of power self-evident in the business world. Hollywood film producer Scott Rudin is such a powerhouse that at last count he had fired 119 personal assistants, not including those who didn't make it past their initial probation. Nor could anyone miss the symptoms of power exhibited by the person considered the most powerful person on Earth: the president of the United States. Lyndon Johnson relished summoning underlings in to confer with him while he sat on the toilet.
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