A Radical Take on Power

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As financial advisors, you have asymmetric knowledge because you know more about investing and financial planning than your clients.

Asymmetric knowledge yields power. You may feel a sense of superiority and confidence.

We can blame Machiavelli for the poor reputation of power.

He believed any means was justified to acquire political power. His work is often cited for the troubling proposition that the “end justifies the means.”