Behavior: How to Succeed, 1975

If you want to achieve power, it is best to start out with a large face and practice a winning, trustworthy smile. On a business lunch, always arrive late to make your companion ill at ease. In the office, answer a difficult question with another question and try to leave the impression that you are a person of mystery and depth.

These tips are from Michael Korda's Power! How to Get It, How to Use It (Random House; $8.95). Another current power book, Robert J. Ringer's Winning Through Intimidation (Funk & Wagnalls; $9.95), has some...

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