1. fastcompany:

    Here’s how to 

    Get People To Say “Yes” With One Simple Conversational Trick

    Want to be more persuasive? Check out this article on the “But You Are Free” method.

    Make a request, but acknowledge the other person has a choice. PsyBlog explains that this persuasion technique reaffirms the person’s freedom of choice and indirectly tells the other person that you’re not threatening his/her ability right to say no.

    [Image: Flickr user Doug Wheller]

    Almost a Jedi mind trick.

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      I feel like this would work on my crazy 3 year old that likes to say NO to everything. Maybe? Yes?
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      Almost a Jedi mind trick.
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