The Strong and Silent Type – Three Steps for Dramatic Leadership Impact

Inventor and artist Leonardo da Vinci said, “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”

Silence is a powerful secret weapon for great leaders. Honing your strategic use of silence serves many purposes. It will inspire others to share your vision, emphasize a point on investor calls, uncover a hidden factor during negotiation, empower others, as well as center you in a stressful situation.

Practice these three changes for breakthrough impact.

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