Abstract

The powerful are often oblivious to their impact. Holding power, as my research shows, reduces one’s capacity to appreciate how one’s words and gestures may affect others. As I studied power and reflected on my own experiences, I realized that three types of communications become amplified by power: direct communication, silence and ambiguity.
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New York Times

Full Citation

. “When you're in charge, your whisper may feel like a shout.”
New York Times
. August 15, 2015.