Self interest is something that man takes for granted when reaching out for help
I have come to realize that almost everything can be gotten when we see that people would open up to you when you open up yourself to them .
Some conversations end even before the begin while others start even before a word has be uttered.
Why? You may ask, well men in position and power always expect people to take from them and so generally they have their guards up. Also life is give and take but people tend to focus on one dimension of this.
“EBA” emotional bank account. Every human has one and it works in a very simple way.
Each time you do something nice for some one you make a deposit but when you request things your making a withdrawal.
With this understanding you must now ask yourself this:
1) what have I done for this person lately ?
2) why show he or she go out of her way to do something for me ?
3) Do I have enough in the EBA to make a withdrawal ?
I am not saying that relationships should be about taking accounts only but, we must all be held accountable for our actions at some point in our lives
Some great men have come to understand this principle and have used it to their advantage time and time again .
Napoleon Hill said this that “If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self-interest, you can have practically anything you go after”
A great fictional character Don Corleone said this “Good Someday, and that day may never come, I’ll call upon you to do a service for me. But until that day, accept this justice as a gift on my daughter’s wedding day”
This is an introduction so expect more on this topic