When should you hide your true intentions to maintain an element of surprise and control?

Yes, honesty and transparency are very important in any relationship, but let's be honest, sometimes that just isn't... the best policy.

We're not talking about lying or being dishonest here - we're talking about controlling the conversation by holding some things back, and deciding to introduce them later in the conversation.

Law 3: Conceal Your Intentions from the book The 48 Laws of Power helps you consider how and when to hide your true intentions to your advantage.
Asked by: Robert Greene

Tags: Honesty - Power

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

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