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How to Persuade and Influence People: Powerful techniques to get your own way more often by Philip Hesketh

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Chapter 22. OBLIGATION

In Galatians 6:7 it says, 'Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.'

If you are invited to someone's house for a dinner party and you eat their food and drink their wine, do you feel obliged to have them back to your own home? Even if you don't like them? If you receive a Christmas card from someone who wasn't on your list, do you find a spare card and send them one back? If a friend says, 'Are you coming for a beer?' do you only have one beer or do you have two? If he buys the first beer, isn't it then your 'turn'?

Lindsey Chinar is someone I have known from birth. Her parents and my parents were very good friends and we saw a lot of each other. Indeed, her family were very ...

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