Laws of Power – 8

Make other people come to you — uses bait if necessary: When you force the other person to act, you are the one in control. It is always better to make your opponent come to you, abandoning his own plans in the process. Lure him with fabulous gains — then attack. You hold the cards.

This is a rule to have fun with potentially. Parts of this involve a certain amounts of smoke and mirrors. Parts of this involve riding a wave of discombobulation. I think also, that a portion of this involves managing your own predictability.