How can you attract and maintain attention without appearing desperate?

There are many cases when it is to your benefit to attract and maintain attention - for good reasons. The dangerous flip side, however, is coming across desperate for attention.

Law 6: Court Attention at All Costs from the book The 48 Laws of Power helps you consider this balance.

Of course the surroundings and audience influence the answer to this question, but rarely is being loud or obnoxious or a clown the right approach - you're looking to find ways to make people want to pay attention to you without realizing how hard you are working at it.
Asked by: Robert Greene

Tags: Power

Source: The book The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

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