How can you subtly showcase your abilities without threatening those in authority?

In many cases it is important to stand up for yourself and your skills, accomplishments, and the value you bring to the team. But at the same time you don't want to appear self-centered, or worse, look like you are trying to steal the spotlight from your team members or the boss.

Law 1: Never Outshine the Master from the book The 48 Laws of Power explores this question and help you walk that fine line.

While not always fair, human nature requires a 'strategic dance' between showcasing your skills and abilities, without threatening or eclipsing those in positions of authority. Think of it as mastering the art of diplomacy and perception, recognizing that sometimes being too bright can cast shadows of insecurity or jealousy.
Asked by: Robert Greene

Tags: Power

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

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