i kinda figured it out last week, but i might not have posted it here? (hard to believe).
No, you did, but by "only just" I mean with the advent of this class
so i think i've always been pretty good at getting what i want and influencing people, but now i'm starting to understand the why.
i hope to turn it into a samurai sword instead of an ax (or perhaps machete)
I think you're still thinking about it wrong.
What do you think is the proper approach? (I think, in certain contexts, you might be right.)
Didn't you have to read The Prince?
ETA: Or the Art of War?