14. Become a people wizard
People are so, so different. Understanding that fact helps you to become a wizard at reading them. That’s important when working to have it your way.
Unless you’re one of truly identical twins, everybody in the world will approach a challenging situation differently to you. To influence them you need to tap into their way of working.
An easy way to get into a mess when influencing is to assume people will see ‘our logic’. Of course, you see it as logical to start saving now so you can get on the property ladder. Unfortunately, your boyfriend sees it as logical to splash out and enjoy life now.
People see things differently. It’s odd that answers we think will be common to all of us – i.e. an ‘obvious’ or ‘right’ ...