Sometimes itâ€™s better to remain quiet then to say something wrong. Successful Leaders know how to use silence as a tactic for speaking up for themselves and as an opportunity to lead. Silence can yield more power than words. Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. Inventor and artistÂ Leonardo da VinciÂ said, â€œNothing strengthens authority so much as silence.â€
In an increasingly loud and stressful world, more people are discovering the benefits and power of silence. Quiet pauses throughout the day can connect us, ease our minds and put us in touch with ourselves. Experts agree that we need to choose to make silence a part of our lives. Maybe itâ€™s by taking a moment to remember a loved one, waking up before the sun rises or replacing a noisy time of day with a calming break.