Speak softly

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. — Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt used the expression to encapsulate his foreign policy of negotiating peacefully, whilst parading the power of his country’s military. Including sending a ‘Great White Fleet’ around the globe. I can no longer recall when I first heard this. Yet, in all that time…

People don’t care how much you know

until they know how much you care.