24 tips that will make you more powerful

To acquire power, it’s important to first understand it.

Robert Greene, author of “The 48 Laws of Power,” has some insight.

Power is “the measure of the degree of control you have over circumstances in your life and the actions of the people around you,”Greene tells Business Insider. “It is a skill that is developed by a deep understanding of human nature, of what truly motivates people, and of the manipulations necessary for advancement and protection.”

We’ve collected some of Greene’s best tips on how you exert influence over others in the graphic below.

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