FastCompany Magazine

The official Tumblr of Fast Company.

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]

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]

  1. cactus-spooky reblogged this from studio630
  2. mollymitten reblogged this from studio630
  3. studio630 reblogged this from fastcompany
  4. steppen reblogged this from fastcompany
  5. billgoode reblogged this from fastcompany
  6. kovacseszteer981 reblogged this from fastcompany
  7. pod313 reblogged this from fastcompany
  8. kdnewman reblogged this from fastcompany
  9. philiprickwood reblogged this from fastcompany
  10. momfarts reblogged this from fastcompany and added:
    I feel like this would work on my crazy 3 year old that likes to say NO to everything. Maybe? Yes?
  11. la-jubilance reblogged this from fastcompany
  12. mirrorballagency reblogged this from fastcompany and added:
    Almost a Jedi mind trick.
  13. wishinoo reblogged this from fastcompany
  14. futa00152 reblogged this from fastcompany
  15. procrastino reblogged this from jandirafeijo
  16. freeassociationamanda reblogged this from fastcompany
  17. jandirafeijo reblogged this from fastcompany
  18. johannal reblogged this from fastcompany
  19. ifeelingthatyouloveme reblogged this from fastcompany