Knowing when to take a beat
A pause in the action is often what's right on stage. So it is in politics, on Wall Street and in our everyday lives.
Political leaders, investors and everyday citizens, no less than actors, need to understand when to take a beat. (Photo by Kyle Head on Unsplash)
A good actor knows that the best thing to do on stage is sometimes nothing at all. It’s called “taking a beat” — holding for just a moment, or perhaps two, to let the audience absorb a line or grasp some action…