You have the power to ruin little league games, picnics, vacations, and outdoor weddings. Technically, there's not a lot of power, because you’re not the one actually controlling the weather. You just deliver the bad news.
Power plays a part early in your career. Decide to go after your PhD and you’ll open more doors for high paying jobs. You have the power to make that decision, but not to prevent the rain from postponing an enjoyable game of hacky sack.