Alexander Sandalis

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Dear Alexander #002: Doing The Right Thing Is Always The Right Thing

When your faced with a challenge that causes you to question which path you should take. Take the path that does right by the other person. Even if it causes you physical, emotional and/or financial burden, take the path where you own responsibility for your actions. It’s easy to run and choose the path of least resistance in a
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Law 7: Get Other’s To Do The Work For You, But Always Take The Credit: The 48 Laws Of Power

Judgement “Use the wisdom, knowledge, and legwork of other people to further your own cause. Not only will such assistance save you valuable time and energy, it will give you a godlike aura of efficiency and speed. In the end your helpers will be forgotten and you will be remembered. Never do yourself what others
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Law 6: Court Attention At All Costs: The 48 Laws Of Power

Judgement “Everything is judged by its appearance: what is unseen counts for nothing. Never let yourself get lost in the crowd, then, or buried in oblivion. Stand out. Be conspicuous, at all cost. Make yourself a magnet of attention by appearing larger, more colorful, more mysterious than the bland and timid masses.” Part I: Surround Your
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Dear Alexander #001: Patience

The following series titled ‘Dear Alexander’ marks the beginning of a new collection of memoirs to my future self. These videos and they’re accompanying writings are created first and foremost, for myself. This is a very self-oriented endeavor, the purpose ISN’T to tell anyone how to live. Instead, it’s so I can have something tangible
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Law 5: So Much Depends On Reputation Guard It With Your Life: The 48 Laws Of Power

Judgement “Reputation is the cornerstone of power: through reputation alone you can intimidate and win; once it slips however you are vulnerable and will be attacked on all sides. Make your reputation unassailable. Always be alert to potential attacks and thwart them before they happen. Meanwhile learn to destroy your enemies by opening holes in
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Law 4: Always Say Less Than Necessary: The 48 Laws Of Power Summary

Judgement “When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control. Even if you are saying something banal, it will seem original if you make it vague, open-ended, and sphinx-like. Powerful people impress and intimidate by saying less. The more you say,
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Law 3: Conceal Your Intentions: The 48 Laws Of Power Summary

Judgement “Keep people off-balance and in the dark by never revealing the purpose behind your actions. If they have no clue what you are up to, they cannot prepare a defense. Guide them far enough down the wrong path, envelop them in enough smoke, and by the time they realize your intentions, it will be
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Law 2: Never Put Too Much Trust In Friends: The 48 Laws Of Power Summary

Judgement “Be wary of friends-they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy. They also become spoiled and tyrannical. But hire a former enemy and he will be more loyal than a friend, because he has more to prove. In fact, you have more to fear from friends than from enemies.
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Law 1: Never Outshine The Master: The 48 Laws Of Power Summary

The 48 Laws Of Power is a kind of handbook, on the art of human interaction. The laws are based on the writings of men and women who have studied and mastered the game of power. These writings span a period of more than 3000 years created in civilizations as disparate as Ancient China and Renaissance Italy.
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