And that is how you assert power!
Power is in many ways a game of appearances, and when you say less than necessary, you inevitably appear greater and more powerful than you are.
By Robert Greene in his book The Concise 48 Laws Of Power
One of the most effective ways to project power is by saying less than necessary.
When we speak sparingly, we inevitably create an impression of greatness and magnificence that surpasses our actual influence.
By carefully choosing our words and refraining from excessive disclosure, we can cultivate an air of mystery and authority.
This principle of strategic communication is a valuable tool in navigating the complex landscape of power dynamics.
The ability to control what we reveal and when we do so can significantly impact how others perceive our influence and capabilities.
Have you experimented with the concept of saying less than necessary?