The Art of Effortless Achievement: Unveiling the Power of Law 30

Mastering the Subtle Dance of Effort and Grace

3 min readJun 19, 2023
Discover the hidden secrets behind making your accomplishments seem effortless. — Photo de Greg Rosenke sur Unsplash

Today, let’s dive into a deep personal reflection inspired by a quote from Robert Greene’s book “The 48 Laws of Power”:

“Your actions must seem natural and executed with ease. All the toil and practice that go into them, and also all the clever tricks, must be concealed. When you act, act effortlessly, as if you could do much more.” — Robert Greene

This quote corresponds to Law 30: “Make Your Accomplishments Seem Effortless.” As an authentic INTP man, I find this law particularly intriguing and relevant. So, let’s take a moment to explore the intricacies of this captivating approach.

Law 30 teaches us the art of appearing relaxed and confident in our actions, even when the reality might involve significant effort. The underlying idea is to create a perception of ease and mastery, concealing the struggles, hard work, and clever strategies that contribute to our accomplishments. In other words, it’s about presenting to the world an image of smoothness and effortless achievement, as if everything we do comes naturally.

I have always been fascinated by the subtle mechanisms of power and influence. Law 30 aligns with my curious nature and my desire to understand…