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Do you know a friend or coworker who is fun to hang out with? Someone who, whenever you have a problem, they’re always there to help or at least cheer you up? On the other hand, maybe you also know someone who only brings negativity to your life. Someone who makes fun of you whenever you make a mistake or guilt trip you into giving them favors. Imagine you are going to recommend one of them for a raise or promotion. Most likely, you’ll recommend the good friend and not the bully. Well if you want to get good karma and be given more good opportunities in life, you’ll have to be the good friend to everyone.
Whether it’s for your business, career, or your friends and family, getting people to like us is a skill we need to succeed and have excellent relationships. Unfortunately, too many people try to force it with flattery and manipulation. If you want to make people like you, then you need to do it the right way: through kindness and goodwill. These are the five lessons you need to learn now.