How to Ask for Something and Get People to Say Yes

Whatever you want could be just one question away.

Moreno Zugaro
Jan 12 · 10 min read
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The 2 Essential Steps That Make a Successful Request

Rejection Is Necessary, Rejection Is Good

“Rejection is that awful feeling when life is sorting out who and what is right for you and who and what is not.”

Mark Manson

How to change your mindset like a neuroscientist

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

— Anonymous

4 Psychological Principles You Can Use to Make People Say Yes

The single most powerful word

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Get the foot in the door

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Have them slam the door in your face

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The WIIFM principle will always work

Wrap-Up

“Take the risk to ask for whatever you need and want. If someone says no, you will not lose anything. If someone says yes, you have a lot to gain.”
― Abhishek Ratna

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I’m the guy who explains life and helps you find meaning & direction in yours. Men’s coach. Free beer: https://bit.ly/2RxJHLS IG: morenozugaro

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join 150,000+ others making the climb on one of the fastest-growing pubs on Medium.

Moreno Zugaro

Written by

I’m the guy who explains life and helps you find meaning & direction in yours. Men’s coach. Free beer: https://bit.ly/2RxJHLS IG: morenozugaro

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join 150,000+ others making the climb on one of the fastest-growing pubs on Medium.

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